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Fastest Jupiter: a year on newly discovered exoplanet TOI-2109b lasts only 16 hours

Astronomers found a new exoplanet around star TOI-2109. It is a hot Jupiter - a planet similar to Jupiter orbitting very close to its star. In fact TOI-2109b is so close, that it finishes its orbit around star in only 16 hours. That makes it the fastest known hot Jupiter amd second hottest one.

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missions icon TESS 18. 4. 2018 Ongoing

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TOI-2109 860.6 ly
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