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Astronomers spot smallest planet

Astronomers say they?ve found what may be the smallest and most distant planet known to be orbiting a star outside our own solar system. The discovery says that small rocky or icy planets are more common in the cosmos than Jupiter-sized gas giant planets.

india Updated: Jan 27, 2006 11:50 IST

First Published: Jan 27, 2006 11:42 IST