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Have you heard about this rogue planet?

An international team of astronomers says it’s discovered a rogue exoplanet three times the size of Earth — in an orbit that was thought to be impossible, meaning more Earth-like planets could be found hiding in nearby star systems.
atmospheres were previously thought be able to orbit this close to a star — a region known as the “Neptunian Desert”
No exoplanets with gas
See link.
https://futurism.com/the-byte/astronomers-forbidden-planet-neptunian-desert

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I saw a headline, but this is the first I've read about it.
Interesting.
It's orbit speed is pretty incredible. It's year is only 1.3 Earth days long.
I'm surprised it's maintaining an atmosphere, and apparently, so are they (the scientists).
Like they said, though, maybe it's new to that orbit. Maybe it's in for a rough ride.
I think this is one we can safely say doesn't host any life. I'm thinking the environment would be way too extreme.

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