The Gemini Planet Imager (GPI) collaboration announces its first discovery: 51 Eri b, an exoplanet orbiting a star 96 light-years from Earth. Astronomers at the Dunlap, including then Dunlap Director, Prof. James Graham, played a key role in developing GPI, a ground-breaking instrument designed to directly image planets orbiting stars other than the Sun.
Credit: J. Rameau (UdeM) and C. Marois (NRC Herzberg)

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