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exosatellite

(exomoon, extrasolar satellite, extrasolar moon)
(natural 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 exosatellite has been unequivocally identified. Proposed detection methods:


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

Referenced by pages:
EXOSAT
Kepler-1625b
transit timing variations (TTV)

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