written by written by university of california – riverside, on january 18th, 2022

what: giant planet, in a solar system closer to earth than other previously discovered giant planets

when: findings published january 13th, 2022

who/where: ucr astronomer paul dalba, who helped confirm the planet’s existence

tom jacobs, a group member, and former u.s. naval officer

interesting fact: this planet is the same size as jupiter but has 3 times the mass.

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