Astronomers see first super-wind on exoplanet

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http://www.itwire.com – In a first-ever discovery, astronomers have detected fierce, supersonic winds on a planet outside of our own Solar System, what is called an extrasolar planet, or exoplanet. In this case, winds of up to 6,200 miles per hour are blowing on the exoplanet HD 209458 b. (IT news)