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View Full Version : First Exoplanet Discovered Beyond the “Snow Line”



Fraser
2014-Jul-22, 01:20 PM
Data from NASA’s crippled Kepler space telescope has unleashed a windfall of hot Jupiters — sizzling gas giants that circle their host star within days — and only a handful of Earth-like planets. A quick analysis might make it seem as though hot Jupiters are far more common than their smaller and more distant counterparts. […]

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