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An extrasolar planet.

ex′o·plan′e·tar′y (-ĭ-tĕr′ē) adj.


(Astronomy) a planet that orbits a star in a solar system other than that of Earth
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Late last year, Google showed how machine learning could help astronomers dig through the Kepler backlog, and it discovered a few new exoplanets in the process.
GJ9827 is one of the few known stars to have multiple transiting terrestrial-sized exoplanets that are suited for atmospheric characterization.
The recent discovery that small exoplanets are common around cool, Red stars offers an exciting opportunity to study the atmospheres of earth-like worlds.
Astronomers now know of thousands of exoplanets, and they suspect that nearly every star has a planetary system, meaning our Milky Way Galaxy is teeming with alien worlds.
Researchers at the Technical University of Denmark's National Space Institute analysed hundreds of potential exoplanets from data provided by the Kepler spacecraft.
About 3,600 exoplanets are known to exist outside our solar system now, most of them thanks to Kepler.
USA], Aug 15 (ANI): There's a possibility for a lot more exoplanets to be tidally locked, according to new research.
Summary: Astronomers using the Kepler space telescope have detected 219 possible new exoplanets in our galaxy
In terms of intriguing exoplanets that could possibly harbor life, this one seems to be in the sweet spot (SN: 4/30/16, p.
Most of the smaller and colder exoplanets remain invisible for telescopes on earth.
Exciting discoveries have enabled scientists to theorize about searching for exoplanets, or planets existing outside the solar system, which resemble Earth and might be capable of supporting intelligent life.
The new Spitzer observations of 55 Cancri are more detailed thanks to the telescope's increased sensitivity to exoplanets.