Temperatures on These Exoplanets Are Melting Rocks, NASA Hubble Space Telescope Reveals

Chris K

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NASA scientists have found planets where the temperature goes past 3,000 degrees Fahrenheit (roughly 1650 degrees Celsius), enough to melt even titanium. The two planets cited are WASP-178b, an exoplanet 1300 light-years away, and KELT-20b, a massive Jupiter-sized exoplanet 400 light-years away.

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