Posts Tagged ‘orbit’

Clingy Gas Giants

Thursday, July 11th, 2013
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A specific type of planet has proven elusive: a planet orbiting at a considerable distance from its parent star.

Sideways Uranus

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Astronomers have possibly discovered why Uranus and its moons have a sideways orbit.

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