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Strange 'eggshell' exoplanets may have ultra-smooth surfaces

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Oct 22, 2019
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"Previous astronomical surveys have detected at least three exoplanets that may be eggshell planets, Byrne said. Although scientists are a long way from directly imaging the surfaces of these eggshell planets, he noted they might resemble the lowlands on Venus, which contain vast expanses of lava but have little high-standing terrain, because the lithosphere there is thin as a result of scorching surface temperatures."

I checked the reference links. It would be good to spell out what these 3 eggshell exoplanets are by their names. We have many to select from at these two sites. The Extrasolar Planets Encyclopaedia (exoplanet.eu) , and NASA Exoplanet Archive (caltech.edu)
 

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