First 'Uranus-like' planet discovered in another solar system

October 16, 2014 5:31 AM

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First 'Uranus-like' planet discovered in another solar system

Washington: Astronomers recently found an "ice giant" planet in another solar system 25,000 light-years away that resembles like Earth's Uranus for the first time ever.

Astronomers have discovered hundreds of planets around the Milky Way, including rocky planets similar to Earth and gas planets similar to Jupiter. But there is a third type of planet in our solar system; part gas, part ice and this was the first time anyone has spotted a twin for our so-called "ice ...

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