Name: Alexandria N.
What is an extrasolar planet?
An extrasolar planet is any planet outside our solar system, of which
there are over 100 known.
An extra solar planet is similar to the planets at our solar system but
instead of beeing around the Sun (our star) it is around another star.
Last year's progress of astronomy and methods of detection, astronomers
have found evidence of many extra solar planets.
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(Dr. Mabel Rodrigues)
An "extrasolar planet" is a planet that orbits a star other than our Sun.
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