Astronomers See Super-Earth Transit from Ground

An international group of astronomers using a 2-meter-class ground-based telescope has detected the shallow transit of a nearby exoplanet called 55 Cancri e. Discovered in 2004, 55 Cancri e is one of five planets orbiting the Sun-like star 55 Cancri that is located 40 light-years from our planet yet visible to the naked eye in [...] —> Read More Here


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