The last decade of the twentieth century saw enormous advances in techniques used for the discovery of extrasolar planets. In general, what was true about these techniques?

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    They could only find planets in systems in which there were a large number of massive planets orbiting a star.
     They could only find planets for stars within about two light-years from Earth.
     They were biased toward finding massive planets rather than smaller ones.
     They were based on photographic detection of objects orbiting nearby stars.
     They were biased toward finding smaller planets rather than more massive ones.
asked Sep 20, 2012 in Astronomy by anonymous
    

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They were biased toward finding massive planets rather than smaller ones.
answered Sep 22, 2012 by SkyStar ~Expert~ (2,855 points)



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