Super-Jupiter spotted 170 light years...

Super-Jupiter spotted 170 light years away

There are 2 comments on the KCRA-TV Sacramento story from Nov 20, 2012, titled Super-Jupiter spotted 170 light years away. In it, KCRA-TV Sacramento reports that:

Astronomers used infrared data from the Subaru Telescope in Hawaii to identify Kappa Andromedae b, a "super-Jupiter" object that appears to be nearly 13 times the mass of Jupiter.

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“Geologist [I'm Climate Change]”

Since: Mar 07

formerly Nuneaton

#1 Nov 21, 2012
Nice.

Now needs spectroscopic data & mass of Kappa Andromedae and also orbit ephemeres for the system.

Have a nice day: Ag
WetWilly

Westerly, RI

#2 Nov 21, 2012
I wonder if any super sized life lives there.

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