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CHEOPS’ Recent Analysis Shows Intriguing Details of Exoplanet WASP-189b

After eight months, ESA's space telescope CHEOPS offered the first scientific data.CHEOPS' mission is to find and examine exoplanets. It was developed as part of a partnership between the ESA and Switzerland, including more than a hundred engineers and scientists. ...
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Pi Earth is the Newest Exoplanet Discovered: Intriguing Characteristics Unveiled

The recently discovered exoplanet is a delight for astronomers. Only 186 light-years away, the small world is the same size as our planet and has one of the most intriguing characteristics.  The most unexpected thing is that it's whipping around...

Planet-Star Hybrid Exoplanets Are Quite Common, And We Should Focus On Them

Researchers have thoroughly analyzed the formation of the hot Jupiters and managed to discover unique traits in their evolution. It is said that the exoplanets are hotter than it can be imagined, creating an environment where the celestial body could...

Super-hot Exoplanet WASP-79b Presents Yellow Skies And Clouds That Rain Iron

The WASP-79b is a super-hot exoplanet the size of Jupiter that is currently analyzed with the help of the Hubble Space Telescope and the Magellan II Telescope in Chile. The giant orbits around a star that is even brighter and...

There’s Not an Exoplanet out There Which Can Become the Second Earth

Over the past few years, we have come to understand more about planets that exists around stars. The number of exoplanets observed has risen from a dozen (from just 10 years ago) to more than 4000 confirmed today, and all...

Exoplanet Disappears From Hubble Observations For This Specific Reason

An exoplanet disappeared from the Hubble observations, and the reason is something unexpected that we'll detail below. Back in 2004 and 2006, the Hubble Space Telescope managed to capture something incredible - a planet orbiting a star called Fomalhaut 25...
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New Exoplanet Found In Proxima Centauri Might Sport Massive Rings

The closest stellar system to the Earth is Proxima Centauri. After a couple of observations, scientists declared in 2016 that they discovered there another Earth-like exoplanet. It is the closest exoplanet to Earth. Apart from the fact that Proxima b...
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New Exoplanet Discovered Might Be Habitable

Scientists are still looking for other planets that one day they could become our new home. The resources we have on Earth are finite, but the space quest is unstoppable. Some planets such as the Red Planet have been suggested...

A Rainy Exoplanet Could Be Perfect To Host Life

Amidst the massive outbreak of coronavirus all over the globe, some of our thoughts are floating towards other planets. It's been just revealed that there's a nearby exoplanet with rainclouds in the atmosphere that may be habitable due to the...

NASA’s HabEx Mission Attempts to Track Down Habitable Exoplanets

The Habitable Exoplanet Observatory is a future spacecraft that could allow researchers to track down exoplanets that offer habitable conditions. A high-performance telescope would sport an impressive mirror and an advanced technique to block light emitted by selected stars. Previous...