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Weird ‘Sub-Neptune’ Exoplanet Discovered by NASA (And It May Not Be Alone)

by Mike Wall, Space.com

NASA’s newest planet-hunting probe has bagged another alien world, the eighth confirmed find for the young mission.

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered a planet orbiting the star HD 21749, which lies about 53 light-years from Earth in the faint constellation Reticulum, scientists announced today (Jan. 7).

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