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Friday, March 29, 2019

New Planet Discovered By NASA


Astronomers studying the stars teamed up with astronomers looking for new planets which led to the discovery of another planet. It is the first planet to be identified through TESS.

Studying the star's oscillations did not just provide its age and essential characteristics, but this also allowed scientists to discover that TOI-197.01 has a radius nine times compared to Earth's.

The primary objective of TESS is to look for planets outside our solar system and possibly provide more leads to help discover alien life. This makes it easier for astronomers to follow up on any findings via other space and ground technologies.

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