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.
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Written by Ashley Hamer January 16, 2019
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