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    Exoplanet X-Ray Eclipse Seen For the First Time - HD

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    Chandra X-ray and XMM-Newton observatories detected a Jupiter-sized planet passing in front of of its star in a 2.2 day orbit (30x closer than Earth to the Sun). Planet HD 189773b is 63 light years away.

    Credit: NASA/CXC/J. DePasquale