Faster than a speeding bullet . . . WAY faster than a speeding bullet

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Astronomers catch sight of the fastest orbiting body yet – a small star circling a black hole every two-and-a-half hours! Remarkable land-based telescope technology allows scientists to confirm the existence of water vapor on a planet 130 light-years away. Night sky gazers up for a challenge can still try to catch sight of Comet PanSTARRS.

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