WOW a big momma

A super planet has just been discovered by astronomers, The planet orbits a star called Kappa Andromedae that is 2.5 times the mass of the sun and is located 170 light-years away from Earth. A gas giant planet it is 13 times larger than Jupiter. Its immense size put it on the borderline between plant and star, meaning its not quite big enough to have started nuclear fusion which would give birth to a star.

Kappa Andromedae  can be seen in the sky with the naked eye just above the Pegasus Constellation

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