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scientists discover tattooine-style world 200 lightyears off

two suns, yes. captive princesses in gold bikinis, unlikely...

scientists discover tattooine-style world 200 lightyears off

from theregister.co.uk: Scientists have discovered a planet that orbits two suns, like Luke Skywalker's home planet Tatooine in Star Wars. Two hundred light-years away from Earth, gaseous Kepler-16b is similar to Saturn in both size and mass and – like the desert planet that nurtured the young Skywalker – enjoys a double sunset.

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