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 Release No.: 03-01: Farthest Known Planet Opens the Door for Finding New Earths
For Release: EMBARGOED until 12:30 p.m. PST, Monday, January 6, 2003

OGLE-TR-56b Caption: Shown in this artist's conception, the farthest know planet ever discovered is a strange world indeed.Whizzing around its star every 29 hours, it is shrouded in clouds made notof water droplets but of iron atoms. This is a world of iron rain. (Credit: David A. Aguilar, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)

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