Definition of extrasolar in English:


Syllabification: ex·tra·so·lar
Pronunciation: /ˌekstrəˈsōlər


Existing or occurring outside the solar system: extrasolar planets
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  • The creation interpretation affects our understanding of the origin of our solar system and of extrasolar planets.
  • The first definitive extrasolar planet around a main sequence star was announced on 6 October 1995 by Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz; the star was 51 Pegasi.
  • Nevertheless, this unique observing technique opens a new phase in the exploration of exoplanets, or extrasolar planets, say astronomers.

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