“Lost Worlds” of the TESS Mission

  A “lost world,” exoplanet NGTS-11b, the size and mass of Saturn with an orbit of thirty-five days around a star 620 light years away, is located five times closer to its sun than Earth is to our own. The planet is among hundreds of alien worlds that astronomers, using NASA’s alien-planet-hunting TESS telescope data, … Continue reading “Lost Worlds” of the TESS Mission