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Three Super-Earths Found Orbiting Cool Dwarf Star
January 30, 2018
Galaxy

Three Super-Earths Found Orbiting Cool Dwarf Star

Astronomers have found three super-Earths orbiting around a cool star called LP 415-17. They used data from the NASA Kepler spacecraft’s reborn K2 mission. They have achieved this discovery using data from the NASA Kepler spacecraft’s reborn K2 mission. The finding is reported January 18 in a paper published on the arXiv...

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Citizen Scientists Discover a Multi-Planet System
January 14, 2018
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Citizen Scientists Discover a Multi-Planet System

For the first time, citizen scientists discover a five-exoplanet system with super-earths, using Kepler data. Exoplanet Explorers is a project where citizen scientists discover different exoplanets. Thus, studying the physical features of these planets, such as their atmosphere, density, and chemistry. However, this is the...

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Twin Super-Earths Found Orbiting in the Habitable Zone
December 07, 2017
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Twin Super-Earths Found Orbiting in the Habitable Zone

Firstly astronomers found an exoplanet with a potential to harbor life. Then, they found its neighbor. Both of them lying in the habitable zone. A team of researchers found a super-Earth planet called K2-18b using data collected by the European Southern Observatory (ESO). They say the new planet could be a scaled-up version...

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