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    Study of Hubble Data Revives 'Dead' Exoplanet

    Michael500ca

    by Michael500ca

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    In 2008, Hubble astronomers announced the detection of a giant planet around the bright star Fomalhaut. Recent studies have questioned this conclusion. Now, a reanalysis of Hubble data has revived the 'deceased' exoplanet as a dust-shrouded world with less than twice the mass of Jupiter.

    Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center