The direct image of the two outer planets and their star, taken about 300 light-years from Earth, was taken using a telescope of the European Southern Observatory, according to research published in the scientific journal “The Journal Journal” today.
The researchers hope that the distant solar system will provide answers about how the two planets originated around our sun.
Scientists say images of systems that have many exoplanets are extremely rare.
The researchers also found that the gas planets are much heavier than the planets in our solar system.
Further research is to be done to find out whether the outer planets formed in their current location, or moved from elsewhere.
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