Two small exoplanets discovered around nearby star LHS 1678, also maybe a brown dwarf

Astronomers discovered 2 new exoplanets in orbit around star LHS 1678. Both of them are smaller than Earth, although one is more massive. The system of the star LHS 1678 might also contain a brown dwarf and third exoplanet, but those have not been confirmed with observations from another observatory.

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missions icon TESS 18. 4. 2018 Ongoing

Rocky exoplanet (illustration)

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Star Star type Distance
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LHS 1678 A Red Dwarf 64.9 2
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LHS 1678 B Brown Dwarf 64.9 0
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