Three baby planets hanging around a star discovered by astronomers

Get the Full StoryFinding young planets in our galaxy is still very much at the forefront of science.

But with the help of the world's most expensive ground-based telescope, two teams of astronomers are convinced they've found not one, but three baby planets.

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The young planets orbit a star called HD 163296, which is located about 330 million light years away from us in the constellation of Sagittarius The Archer .

It's the first time the 1.4 billion Atacama Large Millimeter submillimeter Array ALMA telescope has discovered new planets, thanks to a special technique to help hunt them down. Read more...More about Space, Science, Astronomy, Science, and Space