12
Mar
2018

Potentially habitable Super-Earth among latest red dwarf exoplanet haul

Of the 15 new exoplanets, three in particular caught the team’s eye, orbiting a relatively bright red dwarf known as K2-155, about 200 light-years away. These were spotted using the transition method, where planets give their presence away when they pass in front of the star, causing dips in its observed brightness.

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