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Racer Larryjr (alanis)
Race Number 47242
Date Fri, 19 Apr 2019 11:26:10 +0000
Speed 130 WPM Try to beat?
Accuracy 98.1%
Rank 1st place (out of 5)

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If an exoplanet happens to transit its star, we can often determine both its mass and its radius, and hence estimate its density and possibly even its composition. More than 200 transiting hot Jupiters have been measured in this way. But when astronomers calculate their densities the numbers they obtain are generally much lower than predicted by theory.
Astronomy: A Beginner's Guide to the Universe (7th Edition) (book) by Eric Chaisson, Steve McMillan (see stats)

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