#6 : "Hot Jupiters" Discovered


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As a part of ongoing search for Earth like planet outside the solar system also known as Wide Area Search for Planets (WASP), British scientists identified three new planets WASP-3, WASP-4 and WASP-5, and these are about the size of Jupiter, and orbit so close to their suns that their surface temperature reaches some 2,000°C