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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

NASA Missions Spy First Possible ‘Survivor’ Planet Hugging White Dwarf Star

NASA Missions Spy First Possible ‘Survivor’ Planet Hugging White Dwarf Star
An international team of astronomers using NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) and retired Spitzer Space Telescope has reported what may be the first intact planet found closely orbiting a white dwarf, the dense leftover of a Sun-like star, only 40% larger than Earth.

September 16, 2020
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