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The Second Discovery from the COCONUTS Program: A Cold Wide-orbit Exoplanet around a Young Field M Dwarf at 10.9 pc

14 Sep 2021, 16:00 UTC
The Second Discovery from the COCONUTS Program: A Cold Wide-orbit Exoplanet around a Young Field M Dwarf at 10.9 pc
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Zhoujian Zhang et al 2021 ApJL 916 L11
The second discovery from the COol Companions ON Ultrawide orbiTS (COCONUTS) program, COCONUTS-2b, is the second-coldest (434 K), second-widest-orbit (6,471 au), and nearest (10.9 pc) exoplanet imaged to date.

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