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Galaxies

60-second Astro News: Mature Infant Galaxies & A Possibly Rogue Planet

This week in astronomy news: Distant galaxies that look older than they are and a terrestrial planet that might be drifting through our galaxy.

Exoplanets

Gravitational Lensing Reveals "Iceball Earth" 13,000 Light-Years Away

Astronomers have discovered an "iceball Earth" orbiting a star 13,000 light-years away. Multiple eyes on the sky have revealed some of this world's secrets.

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Exoplanets

Microlensing Exoplanet Confirmed

Astronomers have confirmed the existence of an exoplanet found via microlensing — the first time they’ve been able to successfully follow up on this method.

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