A new planet has been discovered in an open star cluster that is relatively near to Earth. A University of Texas astronomer reported the finding in a recent journal publication.
A new, rocky planet with a scorching temperature but many interesting characteristics has been discovered right around the corner, galactically speaking, say MIT and Harvard astrophysicists who detected it using robotic telescopes in the mountains of Chile.
A new planet has been detected by the Gemini Planet Imager, and it is like a younger form of Jupiter, researchers say.
Well, not yet, but that is the direction that scientists are headed. "Cloudy for the morning, turning to clear with scorching heat in the afternoon," may soon apply not just to typical late-summer days on Earth, but also to planets located outside our solar system, according to a new study.
Growing up with two parents is hard enough, but four? Researchers discovered a massive exoplanet that was raised by four parent stars, shedding light on these types of complicated and largely unstudied solar systems.
A gas giant 155 light years from our solar system has been discovered via direct imaging by an international research team, who published their findings in The Astrophysical Journal.