The solar system has a competitor

The solar system has a competitor


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MOSCOW, September 14 (Itar-Tass) – RIA Novosti, Tatjana Pichugina. The star TRAPPIST-1 found seven planets, very similar to the earth. All are covered with a dense atmosphere and have enormous reserves of liquid water. Despite the hard radiation of the red dwarf, scientists regard these celestial bodies as the most promising for seeking life.

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The TRAPPIST-1 star in the constellation of Aquarius is only 39 light-years away. It is a red dwarf, very small and cold compared to the sun, moderately active. In 2016 astronomers discovered three planets that revolved around it. Their disks on the background of the stars were repaired by orbital and terrestrial telescopes.


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