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Posted by on Oct 11, 2012 in Science |

Discovered planet that is made by a third diamond

Discovered planet that is made by a third diamond

A discovery very similar to a year ago is just made astronomers, finding a planet located in 2004 and has twice the size as ours, is made by a third diamond. The place is called 55 Cancri e, and we believe that when Space travel are common on Earth, is a favorite destination of musicians associated with the genres of Hip-Hop and Reggaeton.

It is located within the and for the most part, the surface or mantle is made of into shapes, while the rest of the planet’s composition is graphite, iron and silicon carbide. 55 Cancri and completes a orbit around its star in just 18 hours, being quite close to her and therefore featuring temperatures of 2100° C.

So no, you can not live in it, as well as its high temperature, has no water. In addition, the star that illuminates this place (55 Cancri) is in the constellation of Cancer, 40 light years from our planet. Left to the story.

Link: Super-Earth Planet Likely Made of Diamond (Space.com)

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