TITLE

Out of This World

PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 3;10/11/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information about the star HD 10180 which features planets orbiting or circling it.
ACCESSION #
54911609

 

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