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Scientists discover the nearest-known 'baby giant planet'


Scientists discover the nearest-known 'baby giant planet'

 
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The scientists from Rochester Institute of Technology has discovered the nearest-known ‘baby giant planet’ which is named as “2MASS 1155-7919 b”.

The newly discovered baby giant planet which is named as “2MASS 1155-7919 b” lies about 330 light-years from our solar system.

The scientists has used the data from Gaia space observatory to find the baby giant planet.

The planet is closer to Earth and is located in the Epsilon Chamaeleontis Association.

This planet orbits a star that is about 5 million years old. The planet has only ten times the mass of Jupiter.





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