October 27, 2020 5:23 pm
TOI-700d also becomes an enticing planet for astronomers to further cogitate their research upon because it orbits an M-dwarf star which is much cooler than the Sun while the planet itself is located in the absolute vicinity of the star.
September 23, 2020 12:32 pm
As per the group of astronomers the signal of the planet orbiting around the star were first found in 2017 through NASA’s Kelper space telescope K2 mission by syncing data from ground-based telescopes.
September 17, 2020 7:49 pm
Surprisingly, the size of the newfound exoplanet orbiting the dwarf star has been estimated to be even bigger the size of Jupiter and it seemingly completes its one orbit around the star in 1.4 days.
August 26, 2020 11:07 am
This will help scientists focus their resources and time on confirmed planets instead of wasting their time trying to identify new ones with a longer method used till now. This will also help them rank planets that can have a similar atmosphere like Earth's.
August 07, 2020 10:14 am
The mass of the newly discovered planet is similar to that of Saturn's. The dwarf star that it orbits is not a large one. The exoplanet is located about 35 light-years away.
May 24, 2019 9:56 pm
Scientists have discovered 18 Earth-sized planets beyond the solar system, including one of the smallest known so far and another that could offer conditions friendly to life.
April 18, 2019 3:15 pm
NASA's latest planet-hunting probe, Transiting Exoplanets Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered its first Earth-sized exoplanet orbiting a star 53 light-years away.
December 22, 2018 2:32 pm
HD219134 b is one of three candidates likely to belong to a new exotic class of exoplanets, say the researchers.
September 23, 2018 7:32 pm
Science fiction and real astronomy have collided, as researchers have now found an exoplanet that resembles Star Treks' Vulcan, home to the popular cahacrter Mr Spock.
June 21, 2018 8:44 am
The first thing is to understand an exoplanet’s characteristics and fundamental parameters like mass, radius, what kind of atmosphere it has.