Unusual team finds gigantic planet hidden in plain sight

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Unusual team finds gigantic planet hidden in plain sight

Published Thursday 13 January 2022

A University of California Riverside (UCR) astronomer and a group of eagle-eyed citizen scientists have discovered a giant gas planet hidden from view by typical stargazing tools. The planet, TOI-2180 b, has the same diameter as Jupiter, but is nearly three times more massive. Researchers also believe it contains...

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