A probable giant planet imaged in the beta Pictoris disk. VLT/NaCo deep L'-band imaging

  title={A probable giant planet imaged in the beta Pictoris disk. VLT/NaCo deep L'-band imaging},
  author={Anne-Marie Lagrange and Damien Gratadour and Ga{\"e}l Chauvin and Thierry Fusco and David Ehrenreich and David Mouillet and G'erard Rousset and Daniel Rouan and France Allard and Eric Gendron and Julien Gerard Ernest Charton and Laurent M. Mugnier and Patrick Rabou and Joseph Montri and François Lacombe},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
Context: Since the discovery of its dusty disk in 1984, β Pictoris has become the prototype of young early-type planetary systems, and there are now various indications that a massive Jovian planet is orbiting the star at ~10 AU. However, no planets have been detected around this star so far. Aims: Our goal was to investigate the close environment of β Pic, searching for planetary companion(s). Methods: Deep adaptive-optics L'-band images of β Pic were recorded using the NaCo instrument at the… 

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