Kepler-453b: Astronomers Discover New Circumbinary Exoplanet

A team of astronomers from Israel, Europe, Korea and the United States has announced the discovery of a circumbinary gas giant in the habitable zone of its host pair of stars, a surprisingly common occurrence for circumbinary planets discovered by NASA’s Kepler/K2 mission. Reminiscent of the fictional planet Tatooine in Star Wars, circumbinary planets orbit [...] —> Read More