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Artist's conception of OGLE-TR-56b.

Artist's conception of OGLE-TR-56b.

Far out: 5,000 light years from Earth, the Jupiter-like planet called OGLE-TR-56b orbits its star every 29 hours. It has been described as "a world of iron rain," by astronomers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

Credit: David A. Aguilar, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

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