Definition of extrasolar
: originating or existing outside the solar system extrasolar planets
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NASA recently announced that its Kepler space telescope has updated its catalogue of extrasolar planets, or exoplanets, with 219 new candidates.
Somewhere along the line, extrasolar planets became exoplanets.
Barnes’ simulations predicted more-dire consequences for extrasolar planets near the edge of their habitable zones, though.
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