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Astronomers find a famous exoplanet's doppelganger


July 16, 2018

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One object has long been known: the 13-Jupiter-mass planet beta Pictoris b, one of the first planets discovered by direct imaging, back in 2009. The new object, dubbed 2MASS 0249 c, has the same mass, brightness, and spectrum as beta Pictoris b. Full Story

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University of Hawaii at Manoa

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