A huge, hot exoplanet known as TOI-561b has been found in a very quick orbit around one of the Milky Way's oldest stars and is described in The Astronomical Journal. Lead author Lauren Weiss says the exoplanet may have formed around 10 billion years ago.
Astronomers observe exoplanet in old Milky Way system
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