Can Planets Bend Light?

Because large objects in space have an effect on light, can smaller objects do the same thing? Can something the size of the Earth also influence light and make it bend?
This artist's concept shows OGLE-2016-BLG-1195Lb, a planet discovered through a technique called microlensing. Image credit: 

This artist's concept shows OGLE-2016-BLG-1195Lb, a planet discovered through a technique called microlensing. Image credit: 

Every object in the universe with mass has the potential to bend light a little; the harder part is being able to measure that change.

This behavior of light, taking apparently curved paths around very massive...

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