Exoplanet with less than half the mass of Earth and water world are hiding in nearby system L 98-59

6. 8. 2021

Astronomers used Very Large Telescope to find out more about the exoplanets around star L98-59. They measured masses of the 3 previously known exoplanets and discovered one more. There also seems to be fifth exoplanet, which has not been confirmed yet.

MissionTimingStatus
missions icon TESS 18. 4. 2018 Ongoing

Exoplanet Kepler 22f

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Star Star type Distance
(light years)
Exoplanets
part of star image
part of star image
L 98-59 Red Dwarf 34.6 4
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