Scientists uncover young star with four Jupiter and Saturn-sized planets orbiting around it

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Scientists uncover young star with four Jupiter and Saturn-sized planets orbiting around it

The most extreme range of orbits yet observed in such a young star system, claim University of Cambridge astronomers

Researchers have discovered a solar system with a young star that has four Jupiter and Saturn-sized planets in orbit around it. The team of researchers, led by the University of Cambridge, used the...

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