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Sentient creatures on planets orbiting two stars enjoy a different perspective of the heavens above. Now astronomers have sighted a three-sun system!

This week marks the 47th anniversary of mankind setting foot on extraterrestrial soil.

Image: ESO/L. Calçada/M. Kornmesser

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