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Star may have drawn scorching ‘hell planet’ into close orbit

You thought Venus was hot? 

While the planet does have an average surface temperature of nearly 900 degrees Fahrenheit (500 degrees Celsius), there’s an exoplanet just 40 light-years away from Earth that has a surface temperature a scorching three times hotter: 3,600 degrees Fahrenheit (2,000 degrees Celsius). Now, new data has led scientists to develop a theory of how this “hell planet” came to be. 

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