NASA Finds Super Hot Planet With Unique Comet-Like Tail

July 15 – Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have confirmed the existence of a baked object that could be called a “cometary planet.” The gas giant planed, named HD 209458b, is orbiting so close to its star that its heated atmosphere is escaping into space.
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/science/planet-tail.html

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