HD 74156 System

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Sunlike star with two planets more massive than Jupiter, one in about Mercury's position, and one at an Asteroid Belt-like position. A planet was predicted in between these two at Earth-like distances and later found, the first vindicated prediction since Neptune. This supports the "Packed Planetary Systems" theory. Some have suggested that it's one Earth year orbit period may mean its detection is due to Earth based observation errors.

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Sample Category (Year Range)

Terrestrial Planet Not Likely Between Giant Planets (2006)

Planet d Discovered Near 1AU (2007)

Planet d May be Due to Earth-based Observation Error (2007)

Planet d Supports Packed Planet Theory (2008)

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