New data reveals details of Ross 128 b — the second closest temperate planet (page 2)

Pasadena, CA (SPX) Jul 11, 2018 Last autumn, the world was excited by the discovery of an exoplanet called Ross 128 b, which is just 11 light years away from Earth. New work from a team led by Diogo Souto of Brazil's Observatorio Nacional and including Carnegie's Johanna Teske has for the first time determined detailed chemical abundances of the planet's host star, Ross 128. Understanding which elements are present in a

New data reveals details of Ross 128 b — the second closest temperate planet

To shed light on its composition and structure, researchers dissect the chemical makeup of its host star.

Thu 12 Jul 18 from Astronomy.com

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