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Release No.: 2009-05
For Release: Thursday, January 15, 2009 - 7:00pm

Transit Search Finds Super-Neptune

Super-Neptune planet

This artist's conception reveals the newly discovered Super-Neptune planet orbiting a star 120 light years away from Earth. Normally blue in color, its red hue is caused by the illumination from the nearby Red Dwarf star.

David A. Aguilar (CfA)