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Amateur captures extra solar system image
« on: Nov 30, 2011, 11:29:20 »
A New Zealand man has become the first amateur astronomer to take a direct photograph of a solar system.

Olsen captured the image of the Beta Pictoris solar system, located 63 light-years away, using a 10-inch (25-centimeter) homemade telescope.

http://www.space.com/13758-amateur-astronomer-photo-beta-pictoris.html