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Astronomers working on Mauna Kea discuss breakthrough discovery

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A team of astronomers at the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope on Maunakea, recently announced a very exciting discovery – a newborn planet bigger than Jupiter that is very close to a young star. This discovery represents for the first time that such bodies can be generated at very early stages of planetary formation.

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