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We've seen gas giants orbiting so close to their stars, their atmospheres are being stripped off. COROT-7b may show us what happens at the end of that process.
Gas giants with an extremely eccentric orbit seem to have very wild and destructive years...
Welcome to the truly hellish world of WASP-12b, a planet being eaten by its star.