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First exomoon might not actually exist as astronomers reach stalemate

30 Apr 2019, 12:13 UTC
First exomoon might not actually exist as astronomers reach stalemate NASA/JPL-Caltech

That’s no moon. Evidence for what seemed to be the first moon ever discovered outside our solar system looks like it may actually just be a statistical blip. This is the second time the evidence for this exomoon has evaporated with a harder look at the data – and now we may never know if it really exists.

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