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From gigantic planets too close to their stars, to those in unfathomably wide orbits, astronomers have discovered seemingly impossible solar systems that shouldn’t exist at all. But they do.

Hosted by: Reid Reimers

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Sources:

https://www.nature.com/news/2010/101208/full/news.2010.655.html
https://www.aaas.org/news/science-light-distant-planet-hints-its-formation
https://arxiv.org/abs/1809.04107
https://www.nature.com/articles/nature09684
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/aae47b/meta

https://www.popsci.com/biggest-solar-system-ever-found-is-very-very-big
https://arxiv.org/abs/1601.06162

https://www.iflscience.com/space/this-new-planet-formation-theory-could-explain-the-weird-trappist1-system/
https://www.aanda.org/component/article?access=doi&doi=10.1051/0004-6361/201730826
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/recipes-solar-system-exoplanets-formation-rewrite

Images:

https://nasaviz.gsfc.nasa.gov/12278
https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap170201.html
http://hubblesite.org/image/2896
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Spectrum_of_planet_around_HR_8799_(annotated).jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Alone_in_Space_-_Astronomers_Find_New_Kind_of_Planet.jpg
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12844
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:PIA21424_-_The_TRAPPIST-1_Habitable_Zone.jpg

Thumbnail: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Artist%E2%80%99s_impression_of_the_TRAPPIST-1_planetary_system.jpg

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