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Stellar Question: Extrasolar planet or failed star?

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2:18pm, April 6, 2005

Astronomers have dreamed of photographing a planet orbiting a star outside the solar system. Last week, researchers announced that a tiny dot of light next to a young, sunlike star might be that long-sought image. But the discovery could be sinking under its own weight.

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