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Compares the Colors of Planets in Our Solar System to Exoplanet HD 189733B

Caption: This plot compares the colors of planets in our solar system to exoplanet HD 189733b. The exoplanet's deep blue color is produced by silicate droplets, which scatter blue light in its atmosphere.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and A. Feild (STScI)

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