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Astronomers spot a burning super-Earth in ONE DAY orbit around its star

Astronomers spot a burning super-Earth in ONE DAY orbit around its star

Astronomers have discovered a rare exoplanet beast that provides evidence that planets form and evolve over time through many different pathways.This is a super-Earth getting positive cooked Stars by its owner, but the confusing part is its big brother next door [link to paper]. The star is called WASP-132. It’s about 400 light-years away and …

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Two 'super-Earth' planets discovered - one that could host life

Two ‘super-Earth’ planets discovered – one that could host life

Two terrestrial planets have been identified, one of which may have the conditions necessary for life to flourish. Two exoplanets, LP 890-9b and LP 890-9c, were detected 100 light-years away, orbiting the star LP 890-9 and dubbed ‘super-Earths’ due to their similarity to our parent star , albeit on a somewhat larger scale. Based on …

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Two 'super-Earth' planets discovered - one that could host life

Two ‘super-Earth’ planets discovered – one that could host life

Two terrestrial planets have been identified, one of which may have the conditions necessary for life to flourish. Two exoplanets, LP 890-9b and LP 890-9c, were detected 100 light-years away, orbiting the star LP 890-9 and dubbed ‘super-Earths’ due to their similarity to our parent star , albeit on a somewhat larger scale. Based on …

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Two 'super-Earth' planets -- which may hold the necessary conditions for life -- have been found orbiting a star 100 light-years away.

Two ‘super-Earth’ planets found orbiting tiny stars 100 light-years from Earth

Two ‘super-Earth’ planets – one of which is necessary to host life – have been found orbiting a star 100 light-years from Earth. Star, LP 890-9, Home to two exoplanets named LP 890-9b and LP 890-9c, the former was first discovered by NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). It was characterized using the SPECULOOS telescope, …

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Newly discovered 'super-Earth' exoplanet may be a 'water world'

Newly discovered ‘super-Earth’ exoplanet may be a ‘water world’

Astronomers have discovered a new exoplanet orbiting a distant star that could form a ‘super-Earth’ completely covered in water. The planet, known as TOI-1452 b, is about 70 percent larger than Earth and orbits a red dwarf star 100 light-years away in the constellation Draco, according to NASA. While the planet may be nearly twice …

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