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New Planet Discovered in Messier 67 Illustration

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This space wallpaper is an artist's illustration showing one of three newly discovered planets in the star cluster Messier 67. Remarkably one of these new exoplanets is orbiting a star that is a rare solar twin — a star that is almost identical to the Sun in all respects. Image released Jan. 15, 2014.

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Credit: ESO/L. Calçada


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