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Gliese 436 b ,The Strangest Exoplanet Ever -The Neptune-sized planet orbits a cooler, less luminous red-dwarf star (dubbed Gliese 436), completing one full orbit in just 2 days and 15.5 hours. - Credit: Dr. Jason Wright

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Nombre: Gliese 436 b, o GJ 436 b Estrella/Constelación: Gliese 436 o GJ 436/Leo Distancia de la Tierra: 33 años luz Masa del exoplaneta: 22 Tierras (0.07 veces Júpiter) Distancia de su estrella anfitriona: .029 UA Año descubierto: 2004

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Gliese 436 We discovered the first Neptune-size planet, Gliese 436 b, in 2004. We were delighted to find a planet of minimum mass 22 times that of Earth. At the time, this seemed to be an incredibly small planet. I personally spent two years developing the statistic basis for securing this discovery

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