The ‘Sapphire’ Super-Earth with a 3-Day Year

 

Exoplanet HD219134 b

 

“What’s exciting is that these objects are completely different from the majority of Earth-like planets,” said  Caroline Dorn, astrophysicist at the Institute for Computational Science of the University of Zurich – “if they actually exist.” It’s very likely they do, said Dorn and her colleagues who made the discovery.

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