written by john wenz, on january 11th, 2022

what: planets that are not round are discovered

when: initially discovered in 2014

study published 2014

who/where: jacques laskar, a paris observatory at université paris sciences et lettres astronomer and co-author of the research

interesting fact: most oblong planets are pulled toward their home star, this planet is pulling away instead, challenging what we previously knew about these kinds of planets.

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