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First planetary magnetic field detected outside the solar system

Astronomers using the Hubble space telescope detected a magnetic field around the exoplanet for the first time. The planet orbits a star HAT-P-11 124 light years away. The star is smaller than the Sun and the planet is about the size of Neptune.

Exoplanet HAT-P-11 b

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HAT-P-11 123.6 ly
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