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Artist's conception of a second Jupiter-sized planet orbiting a star similar to the sun; caption is below

A second Jupiter-sized planet has been detected orbiting 47 Ursae Majoris, a star similar to the sun. In a striking parallel to our solar system (bottom), both Jupiter-size planets are in nearly circular orbits around their star (top). The diameters of the sun, the star and the planet orbits are not to the same scale.
Image credit: Kirk Woellert/NSF

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