Red dwarf Current Affairs, GK & News

Red dwarf  Current Affairs, GK & News

Super Earth Discovered

The Astronomers at the University of Gottingen detected a system of super earth planets. The planets are orbiting a near by star Gliese 887. It is the brightest red dwarf star in the sky. About the discovery The Super earth discovered is close to the habitable zone of the red dwarf. Based on its proximity ..

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NASA finds superflares flares from Young Red Dwarf Stars imperiling planets

By using Hubble Space Telescope, the scientists of NASA have found that violent flares from the Young Red Dwarf Stars may make planets orbiting it uninhabitable by affecting their atmospheres. Hubble is observing such stars through a large programme called HAZMAT — Habitable Zones and M dwarf Activity across Time. The purpose of the HAZMAT ..

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AP Columbae: Closest young star to the Earth

Recently, the planetary scientists have discovered the closest young star to Earth. The star, named AP Columbae, is the closest so-called “pre mainsequence” star. It is located in the constellation of Columba, which has been studied for the last 15 years, but was recently discovered to be very young and close to earth. AP Columbae ..

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