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ESO Captures First-Ever Clear Image of An Exoplanet Candidate, And It’s 11 Quadrillion km Away

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For the first time ever, ESO astronomers have been able to capture a clear image of a star system 11 quadrillion kilometers away using the combined …

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Meet “Super Saturn:” Alien Planet Found With Staggeringly Large Ring System

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Researchers have discovered that the ring system that they see eclipse the very young Sun-like star J1407 is of enormous proportions, much larger and heavier than …

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Research Shows K2-18b Could be a Scaled-Up Version of Earth

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New research using data collected by the European Southern Observatory (ESO) has revealed that a little-known exoplanet called K2-18b could well be a scaled-up version of …

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Astronomers Discover Eighth Planet Circling Kepler-90

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The discovery of an eighth planet circling the distant star Kepler-90 by University of Texas at Austin astronomer Andrew Vanderburg and Google’s Christopher Shallue overturns our …

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Phoning E.T.: Message Sent to Nearby Planet That Could Host Life

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var addthis_config = {“data_track_clickback”:true}; Artist’s illustration of the GJ 273 system, which consists of a red dwarf star and two known planets, one of which may …

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We’re Still Not Saying It’s Aliens, But … | VIDEO

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     KIC 8462852 probably sounds like a string of random letters and numbers to you but I’m willing to bet if you’ve watched this channel …

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Newly Discovered Alien Planet, Hotter Then Most Stars

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var addthis_config = {“data_track_clickback”:true};       Astronomers have found the hottest known exoplanet, a world where temperatures exceed those on the surface of most stars. …