TESS discovers a planet the size of Mars but with the makeup of Mercury
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TESS discovers a planet the size of Mars but with the makeup of Mercury

The star of the exoplanet GJ A year has passed since then. Mercury is the fastest planet in the solar system with an average time of 88 days,
This doomed alien planet has a year that lasts just 16 hours — and it's getting faster
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This doomed alien planet has a year that lasts just 16 hours — and it's getting faster

A new gas giant has the shortest known orbit. Someday, the dance may come to an abrupt end because the world takes just 16 hours to circle its star.
This doomed alien planet has a year that lasts just 16 hours — it's only getting faster
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This doomed alien planet has a year that lasts just 16 hours — it's only getting faster

A new gas giant has the shortest known orbit. Someday, the dance may come to an abrupt end because the world takes just 16 hours to circle its star.
This Bizarre Hell Planet Might Be the Most Brutal Ever Discovered
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This Bizarre Hell Planet Might Be the Most Brutal Ever Discovered

One of the most metal planets to ever exist is a planet that is five times bigger than Jupiter and is so close to the sun that its daytime heat
Curious Kids: What is the coldest planet in the solar system?
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Curious Kids: What is the coldest planet in the solar system?

The article was published at The Conversation. The Director of the E.A. Milne Centre for Astrophysics is Brad Gibson. Sejal, aged seven, Bangalore,
Astronomers Find a Planet That Orbits its Star in Just 16 HOURS!
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Astronomers Find a Planet That Orbits its Star in Just 16 HOURS!

The speed champion in our solar system is Mercury. Its average speed is 47 km/s. It is so fast that it is named after Mercury, the wing-footed God.
Two exoplanets orbiting a sun-like star discovered
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Two exoplanets orbiting a sun-like star discovered

Tomasz Nowakowski is a writer for the website Phys.org. The radial velocities of Harps and Corrais are orange and blue. We present our RV time series
Mars Breakthrough Peers Under The Red Planet's Surface in Scientific First
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Mars Breakthrough Peers Under The Red Planet's Surface in Scientific First

It's the same for any other planet, and it's possible to peer deeper below the surface of Earth. The first in-depth look at what lies beneath the red
One year on this giant, blistering hot planet is just 16 hours long
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One year on this giant, blistering hot planet is just 16 hours long

The planet is close to its star at a distance of 1.5 million miles. Credit: NASA and G. More than 4,000 worlds have been found around stars thousands
New deep learning method adds 301 planets to Kepler's total count
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New deep learning method adds 301 planets to Kepler's total count

Scientists think our galaxy contains millions of planets, despite the fact that over 4,5000 planets have been found around other stars. There are