Astronomers confirm: Water found on distant star

By JPOST.COM STAFF
April 12, 2007 07:03

Astronomers discovered water on the surface of a distant astral body, Army Radio said Thursday. The discovery suggests that the star, called HD209458B, has an atmosphere - a layer of gasses surrounding it, similar to Earth's. The star is four light years far from Earth, and its surface atmosphere is a staggering 1100 degrees centigrade. HD209458B is part of the Pegasus constellation and can be seen with a simple, amateur-grade telescope.


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