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Are you aware of 10 of the strangest exoplanets in the universe?

HD 209458b: Osiris
This planet boasts a number of first discoveries. Scientists have found that it is the only planet currently found outside of the solar system to have detectable oxygen and carbon in its atmosphere. Its parent star is 150 light years from Earth in the Pegasus constellation. Named after the Egyptian god who lost part of his body, Osiris revolves around its sun a mere 4 million miles away.

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https://bigthink.com/mike-colagrossi/10-of-the-strangest-exoplanets-in-the-universe?utm_source=Big+Think+Weekly+Newsletter&utm_campaign=03b631156f-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_06_27_01_48_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4db4d7150a-03b631156f-43332849

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I hadn't read a detailed description of each in one place before. Pretty cool.
While none of those sound like real hot prospects for hosting life, ya never know.
At the rate we're discovering these exoplanets, I'm sure we'll find some very likely candidates soon.
Life is out there, and we'll find it. In that I'm very confident.

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