1. 'Moon-forming' Circumplanetary Disk Discovered in Distant Star System  nrao.edu
  2. ALMA reveals a dusty ring around a young exoplanet that may be forming moons  SYFY WIRE
  3. Astronomers make the first observations of a 'moon-forming' disk around a distant planet  CNN
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ALMA observations of the young exoplanet PDS 70c shows it to be surrounded by a dusty disk, which is where moons form.Moons abound in our solar system; nearly every planet has at least one. There are many ways moons can form, but one way is that they are born along with the planet (hang on a sec and I’ll get to that

Bad Astronomy| ALMA reveals a dusty ring around a young exoplanet that may be forming moons

ALMA has made the first-ever observations of a circumplanetary disk.

‘Moon-forming’ Circumplanetary Disk Discovered in Distant Star System - National Radio Astronomy Observatory