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An introduction to exoplanets
An introduction to exoplanets

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4  Special planets

Although we can’t easily find out much about many of the discovered exoplanets, there are some, mostly orbiting nearby stars, that we already know quite a bit about. We are realising that what we knew about planets from just our own Solar System has barely scratched the surface. To round up this week, the following sections take a look at some of the most exciting exoplanets.