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Artist’s impression of the pitch-black planet exoplanet WASP-12b in orbit around its sun. NASA/ESA/G. Bacon (STScI)
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Pitch Black Exoplanet That Reflects No Light Spotted by Hubble Telescope

Observations from the Hubble Space Telescope reveal that the reflectiveness of exoplanet WASP-12b is “darker than fresh asphalt.”

September 14, 2017
4:46 PM EDT