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Exosatellite

(Exomoon, Extrasolar Satellite, Extrasolar Moon)
(satellite not in the solar system)

An Exosatellite (or Exomoon or Extrasolar Satellite or Moon) is a satellite/Moon outside the solar system, e.g., orbiting an Extra Solar Planet. No Exosatellites has been unequivocally identified, though a few candidates have been proposed. Proposed detection methods:


(satellite)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exomoon

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