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Submission + - Water vapour found on exoplanet (bbc.co.uk)

TallDarkMan writes: "We're getting quite a collection of planets (we know about) outside our solar system, and we can add another one that has water! From the article:

Astronomers have found water vapour in the atmosphere of a giant planet outside our Solar System. The detection in the extrasolar planet HD 189733b was made using Nasa's powerful Spitzer Space Telescope and is reported in the journal Nature. — It is only the second time water has been detected on an exoplanet.
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