Three Rare Exocomets Spotted In Orbit Around a Nearby Star | Digital Trends

Exoplanets, Exosuns, exocomets, gettin a little tired of this “exo” thing….

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Scientists have spotted three exocomets, or comets outside of our Solar System, in orbit around a bright young star called Beta Pictoris in the constellation of Pictor. They used NASA’s Transiting Exoplanets Survey Satellite (TESS) to capture detailed data about the amount of light being generated.

Source: Three Rare Exocomets Spotted In Orbit Around a Nearby Star | Digital Trends

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