Monday Astronomy Picture Ponderings 8/22/2022

To Be A Planet: Not As Rare As Once Thought

The number of confirmed planets outside our Solar System continues to rise

Screenshot of the 4000 Exoplanets video featured on NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day for August 14th, 2022. Video Credit: SYSTEM Sounds (M. Russo, A. Santaguida); Data: NASA Exoplanet Archive

Welcome back to the Monday Astronomy Picture Ponderings (MAPPs) series where every Monday I normally pick one of NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) entries

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