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Circumstellar disks and the search for neighbouring planetary systems

Beckwith, Steven V. W. and Sargent, Anneila I. (1996) Circumstellar disks and the search for neighbouring planetary systems. Nature, 383 (6596). pp. 139-144. ISSN 0028-0836. doi:10.1038/383139a0.

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The recent discoveries of planets orbiting several 'mature' stars bring new life to the question of just how common other planetary systems might be. Observations of very young stars provide a way to address this question and suggest that a significant number of such stars harbour conditions appropriate for the formation of planetary systems like our own.

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Additional Information:© 1996 Nature Publishing Group. We profited form discussions with D. Black, D. Koerner, G. Marcy, M. Mayor, M. Meyer, G. Morfill, R. Mundt, D. Padgett, K. Stapelfeldt, F. Shu and H. Volk. We thank the referees for their many suggestions that improved the original manuscript.
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