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ex·o·plan·et

 (ĕk′sō-plăn′ĭt)
n.
An extrasolar planet.

ex′o·plan′e·tar′y (-ĭ-tĕr′ē) adj.

exoplanet

(ˈɛksəʊˌplænɪt)
n
(Astronomy) a planet that orbits a star in a solar system other than that of Earth
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"The planet is unlike the planets in our solar system, but more than that, it is unlike any other exoplanets we have discovered so far," Sarah Blunt, a graduate student at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena, said in a statement.
As Danos explained, exoplanets started to be discovered in the 1990s, and this one was discovered in 2002.
These are the conditions we need to look for on exoplanets."
They have upgraded the Nordic telescope on the island of La Palma, and it is now tuned to look for exoplanets.
Astronomers generally agree that a large fraction of exoplanets beyond our solar system resides in the habitable zone of M-type stars, the most plentiful kinds of stars in the universe.
The trio are among the smallest and nearest exoplanets known to date, using Nasa's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), which was sent into space in 2018 with the aim of finding new worlds around neighbouring stars that could support life.
The trio are among the smallest and nearest exoplanets known to date, spotted using Nasa's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS).
They are among the smallest and closest exoplanets found to date, using Nasa's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (Tess), which was sent into space in 2018 to discover new worlds around neighbouring stars that could support life.
As the past decade has delivered remarkable discoveries in the study of exoplanets, hand-in-hand with these advances, a theoretical understanding of the myriad of processes that dictate the formation and evolution of planets has matured, spurred on by the avalanche of unexpected discoveries.
With its ultra-high precision observations of stars that we already know to host exoplanets, the mission will enable a first-step characterisation of the composition and nature of planets beyond our Solar System.
It also adds a new way of observing exoplanets to the already extensive arsenal of methods available to ESOs telescopes and instruments paving the way to many more impressive discoveries.
18 -- Until now, astronomers have observed that exoplanets primarily come in two formats: hot Jupiter-sized planets and hot super-Earths, which are planets having no more than 1.5 times Earth's diameter.