Astronomers Thought They'd Found a 'Calm' Red Dwarf 11 Light-Years Away

Red Dwarf GJ 887 Intrigues Astronomers: New Activity Recorded

The M-type red dwarf stars are now a focus of exoplanet research. They seem to be the most likely place where Earth-like planets can be spotted orbiting within the star's habitable zone (HZ). GJ 887 is a bright M star...

Three Exoplanets Were Found Relatively Close to Earth

About 11 years away from Earth, a system of hot, rocky exoplanets rotates around a small, red dwarf star that is abnormally quiet. The fact that these two objects are so close makes them relatively easy to analyze, and a...