Planet Orbits in a Triple-Star System

(Slate::Bad Astronomy) – Phil Plait:

Astronomers have discovered a truly remarkable planet. Called HD 131399Ab, it’s in a triple-star system: It orbits a star orbited by another binary pair of stars!

I know, I know: Pics or it didn’t happen, right?

Yeah, well, here you go. …

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Planet HD 131399Ab in a triple-star system

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