A major discovery from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope
about a planet outside our Solar System will be announced in
a Space Science Update at 1 p.m. EST Tuesday, Nov. 27, in the
James E. Webb Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, 300 E St. SW,
Washington. The discovery marks an important new capability
in efforts to uncover secrets about these newly discovered
extrasolar planets.

Panelists will be:

* Dr. David Charbonneau, Millikan Postdoctoctoral Scholar in
Astronomy at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
in Pasadena;

* Dr. Timothy Brown, senior scientist at the High Altitude
Observatory of the National Center for Atmospheric Research
in Boulder, Colo.;

* Dr. Alan P. Boss, staff member at the Carnegie Institution
of Washington, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism;

* Dr. Bruce Margon, associate director for science at the
Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore;

* Dr. Anne Kinney, panel moderator and director of the
Astronomy and Physics Division in the Office of Space Science
at NASA Headquarters.

The briefing will be carried live on NASA TV with two-way
question-and-answer capability for reporters covering the
event from participating NASA centers.

NASA Television is broadcast on the GE-2 satellite,
Transponder 9C, at 85 degrees West longitude, with vertical
polarization, frequency 3880.0 MHz, audio 6.8 MHz. Audio of
the broadcast will be available on voice circuit at NASA’s
Kennedy Space Center, Fla., on 407/867-1220, -1240 and -1260.