标签: 系外行星

毕宿一: 有行星的恒星

2024年1月26日 Epsilon Tauri: Star with Planet Image Credit & Copyright: Reg Pratt Explanation: Epsilon Tauri lies 146 light-years away. A K-type red giant star, epsilon Tau is cooler than the Sun, but with about 13 times the solar radius it has nearly 100 times the solar luminosity. A member of the Hyades open star cluster the giant star is known by the pro...

在遥远的系外行星发现了甲烷

2023年9月20日 Methane Discovered on Distant Exoplanet Illustration Credit: Ahmad Jabakenji (ASU Lebanon, North Star Space Art); Data: NASA, ESA, CSA, JWST Explanation: Where else might life exist? One of humanity’s great outstanding questions, locating planets where extrasolar life might survive took a step forward in 2019 with the discovery of a signific...

恒星吞噬行星

2023年6月6日 Star Eats Planet Illustrative Video Credit: K. Miller & R. Hurt (Caltech, IPAC) Explanation: It’s the end of a world as we know it. Specifically, the Sun-like star ZTF SLRN-2020 was seen eating one of its own planets. Although many a planet eventually dies by spiraling into their central star, the 2020 event, involving a Jupiter-like planet, w...