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2M1207b - new planet found outside the solar system

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Scientists are now sure, that the red speck they managed to photograph, is really a planet. It's 5 times as big as Jupiter. The photograph is one of its kind - first photo of a planet oribiting a star outside the solar system.

Tha planet is about 230 light-years from Earth and it's officially known as 2M1207b.

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