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Star Misidentified As Weird Planet 320 Light-Years Away Was Due To A 'Speckle' In Telescope Data

It's astounding to think we can detect stars and planets hundreds of light-years away with some confidence. Unfortunately, at those distances, the science can get a little imprecise, as is the case with HD131399Ab -- a supposed exoplanet 320 light-years from Earth. Discovered last year, the planet had some unusual properties that weren't easily explainable. Well, they can now.
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