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Massive Jupiter-like Storm Spotted on Dwarf Star

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Jupiter’s Great Red Spot may not be a unique feature. Writing in The Astrophysical Journal, astronomers say they have discovered a giant storm swirling on a distant, tiny star. "The star is the size of Jupiter, and its storm is the size of Jupiter's Great Red Spot," said John Gizis of the University of Delaware, Newark. "We know this newfound storm has lasted at least two years, and probably longer." The star, called W1906+40, was discovered in 2011 and is an...

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