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Astronomers Discover Scaled-down Jupiter and Saturn in a Faraway Solar System Like Our Own


February 14, 2008

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An international team of astronomers has discovered two planets that resemble smaller versions of Jupiter and Saturn in a solar system nearly 5,000 light years away. The find suggests that our galaxy hosts many planetary systems like our own, said Scott Gaudi, assistant professor of astronomy at Ohio State University. Full Story

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