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TESS Finds its Third Planet, a sub-Neptune with a 36-Day Orbit

9 Jan 2019, 21:39 UTC
TESS Finds its Third Planet, a sub-Neptune with a 36-Day Orbit
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By Evan Gough

After only three months of operation, NASA’s TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) spacecraft is delivering on its mission to find more exoplanets. A new paper presents the latest finding: a sub-Neptune planet with a 36-day orbit around its star. This is the third confirmed exoplanet that TESS has found. The planet orbits a K-dwarf star …
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