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Scientists Discover New Planet

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Scientists Discover New Planet

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Astronomers find a new planet some 8,000 light-years from Earth. They say it's the first planet detected outside what astronomers call the "local neighborhood," the Orion spiral arm. NPR's Lynn Neary talks with Kelly Beatty, executive editor of Sky and Telescope magazine.

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