Third transiting exoplanet discovered aroud Nu2 Lupi star

26. 8. 2021

In southern constelation Lupus there is a sun-like star visible by naked eye. It is one of only three visible stars, that are known to have transiting exoplanets. There were 2 of them, until space telescope CHEOPS discovered third one.

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missions icon Cheops 18. 12. 2019 Ongoing

Exoplanet, hot jupiter



Nu2 Lupi

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Star Star type Distance
(light years)
Exoplanets
part of star image
part of star image
Nu2 Lupi Yellow star 48.1 3
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