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‘Young Jupiter’ Exoplanet Discovered 100 Light-Years Away

August 13, 2015

A planet in a young star system located 100 light-years away could give astronomers an idea what Jupiter looked like early in its development.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.nbcnews.com

The Gemini Planet Imager is now operational and has discovered a Jupiter-class planet in a young solar system that is only 100 light years away.

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