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WASP-18b is an extrasolar planet that is notable for having an orbital period of less than one day. [1]

16 relations: Brown dwarf, Exoplanet, Imaginova, Jupiter mass, Keele University, Light-year, Mars, Nature (journal), Nature Publishing Group, Phobos (moon), Phoenix (constellation), Solar System, Transit (astronomy), University of Maryland, College Park, WASP-18, Wide Angle Search for Planets.

Brown dwarf

Brown dwarfs are substellar objects that occupy the mass range between the heaviest gas giant planets and the lightest stars, having masses between approximately 13 to 75–80 times that of Jupiter, or approximately to about.

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An exoplanet or extrasolar planet is a planet outside our solar system.

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Imaginova Corporation is a U.S. digital commerce company based in Watsonville, California.

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Jupiter mass

Jupiter mass, also called Jovian mass is the unit of mass equal to the total mass of the planet Jupiter.

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Keele University

Keele University, officially known as the University of Keele, is a public research university located about 3 miles (5 km) from Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England.

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The light-year is a unit of length used to express astronomical distances and measures about 9.5 trillion kilometres or 5.9 trillion miles.

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Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second-smallest planet in the Solar System after Mercury.

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Nature (journal)

Nature is a British multidisciplinary scientific journal, first published on 4 November 1869.

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Nature Publishing Group

Nature Publishing Group is a division of the international scientific publishing company Springer Nature that publishes academic journals, magazines, online databases, and services in science and medicine.

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Phobos (moon)

Phobos (systematic designation) is the innermost and larger of the two natural satellites of Mars, the other being Deimos.

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Phoenix (constellation)

Phoenix is a minor constellation in the southern sky.

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Solar System

The Solar SystemCapitalization of the name varies.

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Transit (astronomy)

In astronomy, a transit or astronomical transit is the phenomenon of at least one celestial body appearing to move across the face of another celestial body, hiding a small part of it, as seen by an observer at some particular vantage point.

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University of Maryland, College Park

The University of Maryland, College Park (commonly referred to as the University of Maryland, UMD, or simply Maryland) is a public research university located in the city of College Park in Prince George's County, Maryland, approximately from the northeast border of Washington, D.C. Founded in 1856, the university is the flagship institution of the University System of Maryland.

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WASP-18 is a magnitude 9 star located in the Phoenix constellation of the southern hemisphere.

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Wide Angle Search for Planets

WASP or Wide Angle Search for Planets is an international consortium of several academic organisations performing an ultra-wide angle search for exoplanets using transit photometry.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WASP-18b

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