It seems like every time astronomers discover a new exoplanet, it comes with a weird new label: It's a hot Jupiter! An ice giant! A circumbinary super-Earth in the Goldilocks zone! If you think these names are weird, buckle up: The worlds themselves are even weirder. Here are nine of the most bizarre types of planets we know about.
Planets With Weird Sizes
Planets With Weird Compositions
Planets in Weird Places
Written by Ashley Hamer January 16, 2019
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