Exoplanet system discovered with strange balance of order and disorder

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Astronomers have discovered a nearby system of exoplanets with unusually orderly orbits but disordered densities. Five of the six planets circle the star in a rare rhythmic dance called a resonance chain, and the types of planets are far more shuffled around than usual.
The star at the center of this strange system is called TOI-178, while the planets follow the usual naming convention of TOI-178b through g. The whole thing is about 200 light-years from Earth in the constellation of Sculptor.
The planets were discovered by an international team of astronomers using the CHEOPS satellite, the Ve

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