A blue exoplanet the size of Jupiter where glass rains sideways.


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A blue exoplanet the size of Jupiter where glass rains sideways.

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  • The fact that we know anything at all about a planet 63 ly away is mind-blowing. With an orbital distance of just under 3 million miles, I’d think the planet is deep enough within the star’s atmosphere to cause notable orbital degradation. The Wikipedia article on the star system has some interesting information on the system, as well as the planet. The Celestia program provides interesting views when set to the orbital distance of the planet, and at 1 au.

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