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Planet found in reverse orbit for the first time

Aug 13th, 2009 | By

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn17603-planet-found-orbiting-its-star-backwards-for-first-time.html “ An exoplanet that orbits its star backwards has been found for the first time. The planet is also the most bloated found to date, and some astronomers suspect that both properties can be traced back to an earlier close encounter with a planetary sibling. The solar system generally rotates like a record album,
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