WASP-47: Two New Exoplanets Found Orbiting Hot Jupiter-Hosting Star

A team of U.S. astronomers has made a surprising discovery using data collected by NASA’s Kepler/K2 mission: a star called WASP-47, a previously known hot Jupiter exoplanet host, also hosts two additional exoplanets – a Neptune-sized outer planet and a super-Earth inner companion. WASP-47, also known as 2MASS J22044873-1201079, is a G-type main sequence star, [...] —> Read More