Other Planetary Systems?

Are there planets orbiting other stars beyond our solar system? We do not know for sure, but with the recent discoveries about 51 Pegasi, 70 Virginis and 47 Ursae Majoris the weight of evidence is now so strong that only a "devil's advocate" denies the conclusions. Here is some of what we do know (this is somewhat incomplete; please see the references below for more info):


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Bill Arnett; last updated: 1999 Sep 29