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Telescope to Seek Dust Where Other Earths May Lie

Large Binocular Telescope Interferometer

The Large Binocular Telescope Interferometer (LBTI) instrument set its eyes on a dusty star system called Eta Corvi, depicted here in this artist's concept. Recent collisions between comets and rocky bodies within the star system are thought to have gener

Credit: Large Binocular Telescope Observatory

The NASA-funded Large Binocular Telescope Interferometer, or LBTI, has completed its first study of dust in the "habitable zone" around a star, opening a new door to finding planets like Earth.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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