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Millennium Data Panel

WorldTau Bootis b
Stellar TypeF7V
Distance from Sol58 Light Years
Mass4.13 Jupiters
Semimjor axis0.046 AU
Orbital Period:3.3128 Days
Planet Appearance:Silicate clouds over dark sodium haze
Mean Temp:1500 K
Type world of the EpiStellar Jovian Class, with unusual spiral rings caused by instabilities in the disk.
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Text by Steve Bowers

Initially published on 18 October 2008.