Tag: exoplanet

This is TOI 700 E, the most recent Earth-sized planet discovered by science about 100 light-years away. (TOI 700 e.)

May 14, 2023

This Earth-like planet orbits within the habitable zone (habitable zone) of its parent star. In the background, its other Earth-like sister planet, TOI 700 d, can also be seen a distant speck. We are not alone in this vast universe.? right..?? Photo and other information credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Robert Hurt.

The first-ever discovered exoplanet

January 24, 2022

Thirty years ago, on January 22, 1992, was discovered PSR B1257+12 B, also nicknamed Poltergeist. It became the first-ever found planet outside the Solar System. Here are some facts about Poltergeist: placed in the constellation Virgolocated 2,300 light-years away;over four times as massive as the Earth; has an orbital period of about 66 days;orbits the…


December 21, 2021

Exoplanet Search and Study Group, Physical Research Laboratory (PRL Ahmedabad), Prof. Led by Abhijit Chakraborty, a new exoplanet has been discovered orbiting very close to a star 1.5 times the mass of our Sun. The discovery was made using the PRL Advanced Radial-Speed ​​Abu-Sky Search (PARAS) optical fiber-fed spectrograph, the first of its kind in…

The first planet outside the Milky Way

December 7, 2021

A few days ago we heard the news of the first discovery of a planet outside the Milky Way. The M51 (Whirlpool Galaxy) galaxy, about 23 million light-years from Earth, has detected the presence of a planet the size of Saturn. The planet orbits a binary star. The planet orbits a binary star. One of…

Farthest Exoplanet ever found

July 22, 2021

Discovered the farthest planet, like Earth Astronomers at the University of Canterbury have discovered an incredibly rare planet in the center of the Milky Way. At 25,000 light-years from Earth, it is the farthest planet from Earth. Unlike most previous discoveries, the farthest planet like Earth is moving farther away from its star, which is…