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First Transiting Planets in Star Cluster Discovered Space Wallpaper

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In the star cluster NGC 6811, astronomers have found two planets smaller than Neptune orbiting Sun-like stars, as seen in this space wallpaper. This image was released June 26, 2013. [Full Story: 'Mini-Neptune' Alien Planets in Star Cluster Surprise Scientists]

Credit: Michael Bachofner


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