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New Exo-planet Discovered

  1. Feb 11, 2005 #1
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  3. Feb 13, 2005 #2

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    that's interesting
    four modest-size planets going around a pulsar
    thanks for posting the link, marlon.

    I guess that it is easier to detect small wobbles by a pulsar
    because one can do dopplershift analysis very accurately
    using the clockpulse of the pulsar

    it makes one hopeful that there may be plenty of modest-size planets circling ordinary (not pulsar) stars as well
     
  4. Feb 13, 2005 #3
    Twenty percent the size of Pluto... wow! That's quite amazing.
     
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