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Astronomers find 'hot Jupiters' more common in star clusters

Astronomers find 'hot Jupiters' more common in star clusters

A team astronomers found that planets known as 'hot Jupiters' are more common in a star cluster in the constellation of Cancer than around stars outside clusters.

Five new 'hot Jupiters' discovered using WASP instrument

Five new 'hot Jupiters' discovered using WASP instrument

The newly discovered planets were designated WASP-119 b, WASP-124 b, WASP-126 b, WASP-129 b and WASP-133 b, 'Phys.Org' reported.

Wind hurtles across this exoplanet at 5400 mph

Wind hurtles across this exoplanet at 5400 mph

 The wind speed recorded is 20x greater than the fastest ever known on earth, where it would be seven times the speed of sound.