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How Many Suns Can a Planet Have?
Science & Tech  (tags: exoplanets, cosmos, Universe, planets, stars, Tatooine )

Freya
- 1 day ago - space.com
A strange alien world with three suns in its sky has just been discovered, but it didn't break any records. There are a handful of other known exoplanets with three host stars, and quite a few out there with two suns.
Astronomers: Red Giant Stars Could Host Habitable Exoplanets | Astronomy | Sci-News.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, planets, habital zone )

Nelson
- 14 days ago - sci-news.com
In a study published in the Astrophysical Journal (arXiv.org preprint), a team of astronomers at Cornell University has modeled the locations of the habitable zones for stars of spectral classes F to M and how long exoplanets can stay in them.
A Planet With A 27,000 Year Orbit & That's Just Where The Strangeness Begins - Universe Today
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, planets )

Nelson
- 15 days ago - universetoday.com
This star system, which lies some 1200 light years from Earth, has been found in recent years to have two candidate exoplanets. These planets, which are many times the mass of Jupiter
Earth-Like Planets Unlikely in 'Hot Jupiter' Solar Systems
Science & Tech  (tags: space, planets, universe )

Nelson
- 49 days ago - space.com
Alien solar systems with hot Jupiter planets
Planet Spotted Forming Around Binary Stars
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, research, discovery, space, planets, exoplanet )

Michael
- 163 days ago - iflscience.com
A crescent-shaped gap has been observed in the gas around a pair of stars. The astronomers who discovered it believe the missing material is coalescing into a planet, providing an unprecedented opportunity to understand how planet formation happens.
'Ninth Planet' May Exist in Solar System
Science & Tech  (tags: space, planets, solar system )

Freya
- 188 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A previously unknown giant planet may have been discovered lurking in the outer reaches of our solar system, US scientists announced on Wednesday.
Researchers Find Evidence of a Real Ninth Planet
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, solar system, planets, outer solar systemresearch )

Louise
- 188 days ago - phys.org
Caltech researchers have found evidence of a giant planet tracing a, highly elliptical orbit in the outer solar system. The object, nicknamed Planet Nine, has a mass about 10 times that of Earth and orbits about 20 times further out than Neptune
Astronomers Say a Neptune-Sized Planet Lurks Beyond Pluto
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, science, Solar System, planets, new planet, ninth planet, planet X )

Beatrice
- 188 days ago - sciencemag.org
The solar system appears to have a new ninth planet. Today, two scientists announced evidence that a body nearly the size of NeptuneâEUR"but as yet unseenâEUR"orbits the sun every 15,000 years. During the solar systemâEUR(TM)s infancy 4.5 billion years ago,
Manned Mission to Mars Must Not Ignore Human Struggles, Expert Stresses
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, Mars, Solar System, planets, psychology )

Freya
- 247 days ago - space.com
A successful crewed Mars campaign must recognize, and take pains to ameliorate, the psychological and cultural challenges that Red Planet pioneers will face, a prominent space architect says.
Venus, Jupiter and Mars Line Up for Skyline Spectacle
Science & Tech  (tags: space, astronomy, planets, skyline spectacle )

Ray
- 275 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Venus, Jupiter and Mars can be seen from the Earth's skyline this week in a rare grouping of the three planets.
NASA Eyes On Exoplanets
Science & Tech  (tags: nasa, news, NewTechnology, Cosmos, planets, stars, interesting, research, science, space, study, computers, astronomy )

Mari
- 417 days ago - eyes.nasa.gov
NASA computer program that allows you to see all the planets they've discovered around other stars!
More Ingredients for Life Identified on Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, Mars, solar system, planets, alien life )

Freya
- 491 days ago - space.com
The more scientists learn about Mars, the more intriguing the Red Planet becomes as a potential haven for primitive life in the ancient past ... and perhaps even the present.
Newly-Discovered Planet Has Four Parent Stars
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, stars, planets, space, discovery, research, nasa )

Michael
- 510 days ago - iflscience.com
Earth only has one parent star, but other planets exist in systems much different than our own. Binary star systems are more common than single stars, and though planets in triple star systems are more rare, they are not unheard of.
NASA Missions May re-Elevate Pluto and Ceres From Dwarf Planets to Full-on Planet Status
Science & Tech  (tags: Ceres, Pluto, NASA, space exploration, planets )

Judy
- 518 days ago - theconversation.com
NASA spacecraft will visit Ceres in March and Pluto in July.
Earth's Surprise Inside: Geologists Unlock Mysteries of the Planet's Inner Core
Science & Tech  (tags: Earth, core, planets, geology )

Freya
- 534 days ago - phys.org
Seismic waves are helping scientists to plumb the world's deepest mystery: the planet's inner core.
 

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