Bizarrely Huge Planet Discovered Orbiting Tiny Star – National Geographic

Of the worlds it spotted, precious few were giant planets in snuggled-up orbits — although at least one of those, reported by Harvard University’s John Johnson, contains a similarly large planet orbiting a tiny star. “I wouldn’t call this [new planet] an oddball, in that it wasn’t unexpected,” Johnson says. “But it certainly is a rarity in our neck of the galaxy, and as such I, as an exoplanetary scientist, find this interesting.”

Bizarrely Huge Planet Discovered Orbiting Tiny Star – National Geographic

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