NZer captures first photos of another solar system, NZ Herald (28 Nov 2011)

Rolf Olsen, a New Zealand based astrophotographer, has published the first non-professional pictures of the disk of debris and dust swirling around Beta Pictoris, a very young solar system... Incredibly, the 12 million-year-old system was captured with only a 25cm telescope.

Rob Olsen's Website -

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