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University of Arizona

Exoplanet

Caption: This is an artist's conception of a young planet in a distant orbit around its host star. The star still harbors a debris disk, remnant material from star and planet formation, interior to the planet's orbit (similar to the HD106906 system).

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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