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Small young star hosts a mammoth newborn planet

Illustration of NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) in space.

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (artist’s illustration) spotted a planet so big that astronomers thought it might be a star. Credit: NASA

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Nature 603, 553 (2022)



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