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PostPosted: Sun Jul 10, 2016 9:13 pm 
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Three's Company: Newly Discovered Planet Orbits a Trio of Stars

http://www.livescience.com/55329-new-pl ... ystem.html

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The strange new world, HD 131399Ab, lies 340 light-years from Earth, in the constellation Centaurus. For about half of its orbit through the system, all three stars are visible in the sky.


An aside, been reading Liu Cixin's Three-Body Problem which concerns a planet in a trinary system in addition to a game with the purpose of solving the three-body problem.

Coincidence? Synchronicity? I can't say, but living without those is like breathing with one nostril.

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