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View Full Version : Oops, TW Hydrae b Isn't a Planet; Just a Sunspot



Fraser
2008-Sep-10, 04:00 PM
You gotta love this about science; someone is always checking your work. Early this year a new exoplanet discovery was announced: TW Hydrae b, a huge planet about ten times as massive as Jupiter. Astronomers thought the planet was in a super-tight orbit around its host star (TW Hydrae), circling in only [...]

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