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Wobbly alien planet with wild seasons found by NASA telescope

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posted on Feb, 5 2014 @ 09:50 PM
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" Astronomers have discovered an alien planet that wobbles at such a dizzying rate that its seasons must fluctuate wildly.
Throughout all of the planet's fast-changing seasons, however, no forecast would be friendly to humans. The warm planet is a gassy super-Neptune that orbits too close to its two parent stars to be in its system's "habitable zone," the region where temperatures would allow liquid water, and perhaps life as we know it, to exist.
The faraway world, which lies 2,300 light-years away in the constellation Cygnus, was discovered by NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telescope. Dubbed Kepler-413b, the planet orbits a pair of orange and red dwarf stars every 66 days."

Well, there you have it, ATS. They've found a far away planet that wobbles so wildly it'll make your head spin. Scientists now want to see if there are any more strange worlds like this one.

www.space.com...




posted on Feb, 5 2014 @ 10:16 PM
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Scientists now want to see if there are any more strange worlds like this one.

I think it's safe to say there is a gazillion other strange worlds like this one



posted on Feb, 5 2014 @ 10:23 PM
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Yes, the Universe is alive with variety of Worlds and life in strange forms, it seems.



posted on Feb, 6 2014 @ 12:04 AM
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Lucid Lunacy
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Scientists now want to see if there are any more strange worlds like this one.

I think it's safe to say there is a gazillion other strange worlds like this one


Yep.

In astronomy there's a saying: "If you find one, there's probably at least a billion of them."



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