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A scorchingly hot, thick ‘Super Earth’ discovered by scientists – The Independent

The scorching planet has a mass three times greater than Earth, but a similar density



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A super Earth has been discovered near one of the oldest stars in the galaxy.
The planet, called TOI-561b, is approximately 50 per cent larger than Earth, and it orbits around its star astonishingly quickly: in just one of our days, it has seen two years.
Despite the planet having a mass nearly three times as much as the Earth, its density is approximately the same a fact that surprised scientists when they discovered it.
This is surprising because youd expect the density to be higher, UC Riverside…

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