Found: Planet with Four Suns

If you think Tatooine is pretty sunny with its two suns, this newly discovered planet is doubly so:

Astronomers have found a planet whose skies are illuminated by four different suns - the first known of its type. The distant world orbits one pair of stars and has a second stellar pair revolving around it.

The discovery was made by volunteers using the website along with a team from UK and US institutes; follow-up observations were made with the Keck Observatory. [...]

The planet, located just under 5,000 light-years away, has been named PH1 after the Planet Hunters site.


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