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First planet spotted by European Cheops spacecraft is an extreme alien world hugging its sun

An illustration of the WASP-189 system. ESA The European Area Company’s shiny new exoplanet-hunting satellite Cheops (short for Characterizing Exoplanet Satellite) has made its first discovery since launching in December, and it is not precisely the type of place you’d wish to go to.  Cheops’ mission is to stare at close by stars as a […]