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HD 98800 is a multiple star system about 150 light years from Earth -- right in our section of the Milky Way Galaxy. For years it has been known that HD 98800 consists of two pairs of double stars, with one pair surrounded by a disk of dust. Recent data from the Earth-trailing Spitzer Space Telescope in infrared light indicate that the dust disk has gaps that appear consistent with being cleared by planets orbiting in the disk. If so, one planet appears to be orbiting at a distance similar to Mars of our own Solar System. Pictured above is an artist's drawing of how the HD 98800 system might appear to a nearby observer. (Image credit: NASA)
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  • justice Thursday, 18 October 2012 07:31 AM

    What a joke.. we have a country with a universe that has a Sun and 89 planets known as the Jumbo Cabinet of Sri Lanka around it, not a big surprise for us. No universe can beat that either.

    Cobra Thursday, 18 October 2012 02:10 AM

    Sri Lanka has already beaten the planet with four of her own who are already scorching the country!!!!

    Chryshan Thursday, 18 October 2012 08:19 AM

    Oh true. We too have 4 sons who are ruining the country.

    eresh - kuwait Thursday, 18 October 2012 02:54 AM

    Ohoo this is the planet people was talking about.

    dan Thursday, 18 October 2012 03:11 AM

    please dnt bring god to this..he has nothing to do with this creation and making...we all know that..

    Minister Wednesday, 17 October 2012 02:28 PM

    Heaven proclaims the glory of God (Psalm 19:1)

    Hussain Thursday, 18 October 2012 06:16 AM

    # Minister - This goes to prove a god, any so called god had nothing to do with this. Per the believers the earth is 6000 years old. This star system is 150 light years from Earth. Just imagine it, one light year = 9460730472580800 metres (exactly). Imagine how long the light from these two stars take to get to earth. Then you will realize how immense the universe is. And there is no heaven up there at all.

    hmm Thursday, 18 October 2012 06:23 AM

    then who created the world?? you?? don't be stupid..


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