Cheops explores mysterious hot mini-Neptunes

Cheops explores mysterious hot mini-Neptunes

ESA’s Cheops exoplanet mission has confirmed the existence of four hot exoplanets orbiting four stars in our Milky Way galaxy. These exoplanets range in size from Earth to Neptune and orbit their stars closer than Mercury to our Sun. These so-called mini-Neptunes are unlike any planet in our Solar System and provide a missing link … Read more

Astronomers discover a new ‘hot Jupiter’ on an eccentric and misaligned orbit

Astronomers discover a new 'hot Jupiter' on an eccentric and misaligned orbit

This article was reviewed based on Science X’s editorial process and policies. The editors have highlighted the following attributes ensuring the credibility of the content: verified prepress trusted source correct OK! by Tomasz Nowakowski, Phys.org TESS SPOC PDC SAP light curves and ground transits of TOI-1859 b. TOI-1859 b transits are labeled blue on the … Read more

New hot dog in the sky: Astronomers discover a galaxy obscured by hot dust

New hot dog in the sky: Astronomers discover a galaxy obscured by hot dust

This article was reviewed based on Science X’s editorial process and policies. The editors have highlighted the following attributes ensuring the credibility of the content: verified prepress trusted source correct OK! by Tomasz Nowakowski, Phys.org Optical spectrum of W1904+4853 obtained at the Palomar Observatory. Credit: Li et al., 2023. An international team of astronomers reports … Read more