First planet discovered orbiting binary stars

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First planet discovered orbiting binary stars

Postby Cralis on Fri 10 Jan 2020 15:58

https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/20 ... two-stars/

TOI 1338 is a binary system in the constellation Pictor. A high school inter looking at binary eclipse data discovered that one such eclipse was by a planet, not a star. It seems that it is likely a gas giant sized planet.

Now they just need to discover the asteroid belts! :lol:
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