|Alien planets orbit in same flat plane around star Kepler-30|
|Feature story - "Planetary Orbits are Flatter Than Pancakes"|
|Dusty disk around the star Haro 6-5B|
The milky way's roughly 20 companions, including dwarf satellite galaxies and globular clusters, are distributed in a tidy plane that orbits at a right angle to the disk of the milky way galaxy. Dark matter theories predict there should be a spherical distribution around our galaxy. Scientist Kroupa says on a National Geographic story "there is no dark matter."
|Debris ring around star Fomalhaut|
|Planetary debris around dwarf star HD 107146|