Astronomers Find Unusually Large Number Of Hot Jupiters In Dense Star Cluster

June 18, 2016 3:45 AM

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Fascinating Facts About Mars - The Red Planet

Hot Jupiters are giant exoplanets whose size is comparable to that of the biggest planet in the Solar System. Unlike Jupiter whose year lasts around 12 Earth-years, however, these planets orbit very close to their parent stars having an orbital period of just less than 10 days.

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