Giant planet 10 times the mass of Jupiter found orbiting a young star Business InsiderIts orbit lasts roughly 1200 days and its distance from its own star is equivalent to the distance from between our own sun and the asteroid belt.

  • Giant exoplanets directly observed orbiting Sun-like star
    Caught on camera: This first-ever image of a multi-planet system around a Sun-like star shows the two planets (centre and bottom right) orbiting TYC 8998-760-1 (Courtesy: ESO/Bohn et al.) The first ...
    07/23/2020 - 10:51 am | View Link
  • This is our first ever glimpse of a sun-like star with giant exoplanets
    with the inner planet having 14 times Jupiter’s mass and the outer one being six times greater. While similar in make-up to our own sun, the star TYC 8998-760-1 is an infant version just 17m ...
    07/22/2020 - 3:49 am | View Link
  • Giant exoplanets in 'gravitational dance' light years from Earth
    takes about 8.8 days to circle its host star. The orbital period for WASP-148c is much longer at 34.5 days, and the team believe the planet has a mass half that of Jupiter. Dr Guillaume ...
    07/2/2020 - 6:46 am | View Link
  • Young Giant Planet Offers Clues to Formation of Exotic Worlds
    Jupiter-size planets orbiting close to their stars have upended ideas about how giant planets form. Finding young ... star, which has a similar mass as the Sun. Located only about 490 light-years from ...
    06/23/2020 - 3:48 am | View Link
  • 'Baby giant planet' discovered just 330 light-years from Earth
    Known as 2MASS 1155-7919 b, the exoplanet has a mass just 10 times the size of Jupiter, the largest planet in the Solar System. It orbits a star that ... we found is very young and only 10 times ...
    02/13/2020 - 7:11 am | View Link
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