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Here's the first real look at TRAPPIST-1, the star with 7 Earth-sized planets, in GIF form

Mashable Monday, 13 March 2017
Hey there, little star. 

A new set of images taken by NASA's Kepler Space Telescope shows a faint, pixelated view of TRAPPIST-1, a small, dim star 40 light-years from Earth that plays host to at least seven Earth-sized worlds. 

While the GIF showing the star's brightness isn't much to look at, it's worth its weight in...
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Everyone is freaking out about the discovery of 7 new potentially-habitable exoplanets, but is Trappist-1 really as good as it sounds?

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