Date: 6 months ago   Category: Space

Astronomers found the exoplanet on which there can be water


The celestial body by means of the Kepler telescope was found. According to the device, it is twice more than Earth. The orbital Kepler telescope found the exoplanet of K2-288Bb which surpasses Earth in the sizes twice (by some estimates, by 1.9 times) and may contain liquid water on the surface. About it it is noted in the press release of NASA. It is known that the Kepler telescope was switched-off two months ago, however before he managed to give a large portion of information. Including, K2-288Bb given about a celestial body which is in a manned zone of the star system were provided. It is noted that the planet concedes by the sizes to the Neptune twice. According to one version, it can be rich with gas. Also it is supposed that it can belong to the same rocky type, as well as Earth. The telescope found 44 new exoplanets K2-288 system includes two dwarfish and cold stars of small weight. They are located at distance in 8.2 billion kilometers from each other. The exoplanet of K2-288Bb rotates around brighter star which reaches by the sizes of a half of the Sun. Year on the planet proceeds 31.3 days. Earlier it was reported that scientists declared the prospects of colonization of space since the next exoplanets. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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