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CoRoT-9b and its parent star



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CoRoT-9b and its parent star
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The exoplanet CoRoT-9b orbits its star once every 95 days. In comparison to earlier discoveries, the distance between the star and the planet is relatively large and the temperatures on CoRoT-9b are relatively mild.
Credit: Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias