Astronomers at McDonald Observatory Make Exciting Discovery

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

FORT DAVIS - Astronomers have made an exciting discovery at the McDonald Observatory in Fort Davis.

Astronomers have found the first multi-planet system that orbits two stars.

It's significant because the finding proves that planetary systems can form around and orbit two stars.

The discovery was published in an issue of journal science.

Astronomers from the University of Texas in Austin made the discovery using two telescopes at the Observatory.