Three more potentially habitable planets that are also relatively nearby have been discovered! If they are really in their habitable zone, they should have water today, but only if they did not lose it all early on in their lifetimes. Could any of these planets have retained their water supply?
Researchers find a brown dwarf at the largest orbit yet discovered. Details on the star and it’s companion in today’s Astrobite.
ALMA may have serendipitously discovered two new members of our Solar System. Read on to discover how, and what these previously unidentified objects may be.
Y dwarfs are the coolest end of the stellar classification scheme, and studying these often cloudy objects comes with plenty of challenges.
Tune in now for the first extrasolar weather map of a nearby brown dwarf, made using Doppler imaging.
The Magellan telescope has directly imaged a planetary-mass companion at a projected distance of 650 AU from its star! Read on to find out how the authors detected and characterized this companion, and how they think it got there.