exoplanets

Unistellar Exoplanet Campaign – A New Citizen Science Program

Unistellar Exoplanet Campaign – A New Citizen Science Program

Amateur astronomers are invited to confirm exoplanet candidates using either Unistellar's eVscope or another telescope, the SETI Institute and its partner Unistellar have announced.

Ultracool Dwarf Star Harbors 3 Potentially Habitable Worlds

Ultracool Dwarf Star Harbors 3 Potentially Habitable Worlds

Three planets orbiting an ultracool dwarf star just 40 light-years from Earth have been discovered by Astronomers using the TRAPPIST telescope at the European Southern Observatory’s La Silla Observatory.

Exoplanets Exist in Habitable Zone around Most Stars

Exoplanets Exist in Habitable Zone around Most Stars

Calculations show that billions of stars in the Milky Way will have one to three planets in the habitable zone, where there is the potential for liquid water and where life could exist.