28 Nov 2011

Unique solar system photo

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:10 pm on 28 November 2011

An Auckland man has become the first amateur astronomer to capture an image of another solar system from a tiny telescope in his back yard. Rolf Olsen, who lives in Titirangi, has published the first non-professional pictures of the disk of debris and dust swirling around Beta Pictoris, a very young solar system.