Exoplanetary Scratchpad

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Binary Red Dwarf star discovered to have a very old planetary disk. Why haven't planets already formed around it?

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Ancient Protoplanetary Disk Detected (Jul 2005)

The oldest protoplanetary disk was discovered around the two stars in the system. This begs the question, "why haven't planets already formed and cleared out the disk?"

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System Factoids

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Stephenson 34 Star Factoids

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Planet b Factoids

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Map of Stephenson 34 System

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