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Has the first planet detected by the WASP program, which is the third "inflated" Hot Jupiter detected, which suggested these planets were fairly common. It was nicknamed "Garafía-1" after the municipality that hosts the Roque de Los Muchachos Observatory. Was the largest known exoplanet for about a year. Shows signs of atmospheric blow-off.

WASP-1 System Web Pages[]

WASP-1 System In the News[]

Discovered (2006)[]

Precise Mass and Radius Calculated (Oct 2006)[]

Star Similar in Properties to 149026 (2007)[]

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