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|The seven-legged lamb rests on its farm at Methven near Christchurch on the South Island of New Zealand on Tuesday.|
|People walk against strong wind at Fukuoka city in Japan's southern island of Kyushu.|
|Residents crowd near the levee of the Qiantang River to watch rescue workers search for people who were swept away by a wave in Hangzhou, eastern China's Zhejiang province, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2007.|
|A reversal of tectonic plate motion near Acapulco and Guerrero, Mexico, in the second half of 2006 (colored arrows) as measured by GPS satellites. Mexico City is about 175 miles from Guerrero.|
The new planet, spotted using the Hobby-Eberly Telescope at the McDonald Observatory in West Texas, circles its bloated parent star every 360 days and is located about 300 light-years away, in the constellation Perseus.
The red giant star is twice as massive and about 10 times larger than the sun. Its planet is about the size of Jupiter or larger and was discovered using the so-called wobble technique, in which astronomers look for slight wiggles in a star's motion created by the gravitational tug of orbiting planets.
|©NASA, ESA and A. Feild (STScI)|
|The different masses of stars. The lightest-weight stars are red dwarfs. The heaviest-weight stars are blue-white super giants. The red giant star at the bottom of the illustration is much larger than the other stars in the illustration.|