Pink Planets


60 light years from Earth, astronomers have discovered a new planet, colored  pink! Named GJ 504b, it's about the size of Jupiter.

It’s also the smallest planet that’s ever been directly imaged with a telescope, rather than being observed by eclipsing its parent star.

Image Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/S. Wiessinger
If that wasn't news enough another pink planet was discovered - this one orbiting our own sun:

Astronomers say there's a PINK planet on the edge of our Solar System.

The lump of ice and rock circles the sun at a greater distance than any known object, never getting closer than 12bn km (7bn miles).

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