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News Release 14 of 1057

September 22, 2016 10:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2016-32

Hubble Finds Planet Orbiting Pair of Stars

Technical facts about this news release:

About the Object
Object Name: OGLE-2007-BLG-349, OGLE-2007-BLG-349L(AB)c
Object Description: Circumbinary Gravitational Microlensing Planet, Extrasolar Planet
Position (J2000):

R.A.: 18h 05m 24.76s

Dec: -26° 25' 17.88"

Distance: 8,000 light-years
About the Data
Data Description:

Data were provided through HST proposal 11352: A. Gould (Ohio State Univ.), D. Bennett (NASA GSFC, Univ. of Notre Dame), S. Dong (Ohio State Univ.), B. Gaudi (Harvard Univ.), R. Street (Las Cumbres Observ. Global Telescope Network), A. Udalski (Warsaw Univ.), and P. Yock (Univ. of Auckland).

The science team includes: D. Bennett (NASA GSFC; Univ. of Notre Dame; MOA Collaboration; and PLANET Collaboration), S. Rhie (Univ. of Notre Dame), A. Udalski (Warsaw Univ. Observ. and OGLE Collaboration), A. Gould (Ohio State Univ.; Max-Planck Inst. for Astronomy; Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute; and FUN Collaboration), Y. Tsapras (Zentrum für Astronomie, Heidelberg; Las Cumbres Observ. Global Telescope Network; and Robonet Collaboration), D. Kubas (Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris, and PLANET Collaboration), L. Bond (Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, and MOA Collaboration), J. Greenhill (Univ. of Tasmania, and PLANET Collaboration), A. Cassan (Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris, and PLANET Collaboration), N. Rattenbury (Univ. of Auckland, and MOA Collaboration), T. Boyajian (Nagoya Univ.), J. Luhn (Yale Univ.), M. Penny (Ohio State Univ.), F. Abe (Nagoya Univ.), A. Bhattacharya (Univ. of Notre Dame), C. Botzler, M. Donachie, and M. Freeman (Univ. of Auckland), A. Fukui (NAOJ), Y. Hirao (Osaka Univ.), Y. Itow (Nagoya Univ.), N. Koshimoto (Osaka Univ.), M. Li (Univ. of Auckland), C. Ling (Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris), K. Masuda, Y. Matsubara, and Y. Muraki (Nagoya Univ.), M. Nagakane (Osaka Univ.), K. Ohnishi (Nagano National College of Technology), H. Oyokawa (Nagoya Univ.), Y. Perrott (Univ. of Auckland), T. Saito (Tokyo Metropolitan College of Aeronautics), A. Sharan (Univ. of Auckland), D. Sullivan (Victoria Univ.), T. Sumi (Osaka Univ.), D. Suzuki (NASA GSFC, and Univ. of Notre Dame), P. Tristram (Mt. John Univ. Observ.), A. Yonehara (Kyoto Sangyo Univ.), P. Yock (Univ. of Auckland), M. Szymanski, I. Soszynski, K. Ulaczyk, and L. Wyrzykowski (Warsaw Univ. Observ.), W. Allen (Vintage Lane Observ.), D. DePoy (Texas A&M Univ.), A. Gal-Yam (Weizmann Inst. of Science), B. Gaudi (Ohio State Univ.), I. Monard (Bronberg and Kleinkaroo Observ.), E. Ofek (Weizmann Inst. of Science), R. Pogge (Ohio State Univ.), R. Street (Las Cumbres Observ. Global Telescope Network), D. Bramich (Qatar Environment and Energy Research Inst.), M. Dominik and K. Horne (SUPA), C. Snodgrass (Open Univ.), I. Steele (Liverpool John Moores Univ.), M. Albrow (Univ. of Canterbury), E. Bachelet (Las Cumbres Observ. Global Telescope), V. Batista and J.-P. Beaulieu (Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris), S. Brilliant (ESO Vitacura), J. Caldwell (McDonald Observ.), A. Cole (Univ. of Tasmania), C. Coutures (Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris), S. Dieters (Univ. of Tasmania), D. Dominis Prester (Univ. of Rieka), J. Donatowicz (Technical Univ. of Vienna), P. Fouqué (CFHT Corp., and IRAP/CNRS), M. Hundertmark (SUPA and Niels Bohr Inst.), U. Jørgensen (Niels Bohr Inst.), N. Kains (STScI), S. Kane (San Francisco State Univ.), J.-B. Marquette (Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris), J. Menzies (South African Astronomical Observ.), K. Pollard (Univ. of Canterbury), C. Ranc (Las Cumbres Observ. Global Telescope Network), K. Sahu (STScI), J. Wambsganss (Zentrum für Astronomie der Univ. Heidelberg), A. Williams (Perth Observ., and International Center for Radio Astronomy Research), and M. Zub (Zentrum für Astronomie der Univ. Heidelberg).

Instrument: WFC2
Exposure Date(s): Oct. 8, 2007, and May 4, 2008
Exposure Time: 1,600 seconds (total)
Filters: F814W and F555W
Principal Astronomers: D. Bennett (GSFC)
About the Image
Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and D. Bennett (GSFC)
Release Date: September 22, 2016