Super-Saturn J1407b Hosts Massive Ring System, Astronomers Say

Dr Matthew Kenworthy of Leiden Observatory and Prof Eric Mamajek of the University of Rochester have discovered a so-called super-Saturn exoplanet with an enormous ring system circling the very young Sun-like star 1SWASP J140747.93-394542.6 (for short J1407). J1407 is a pre-main sequence 16-million-year-old star located approximately 434 light-years away. It is orbited by at least [...] —> Read More Here


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