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Sizing up an Exoplanet

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Astronomers are not only discovering planets around distant suns, they are also starting to measure those worlds with astonishing precision. The diameter of a super-Earth named Kepler 93B is now known to within an accuracy of 148 miles.

Written by physicsgg

August 19, 2014 at 11:20 pm

Posted in ASTRONOMY, ASTROPHYSICS

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