isro scientists discover exoplanet bigger than jupiter

New Delhi. There may be a change in the chapter on the solar system in schools for children. Maybe soon, when it comes to the largest planet in the solar system, children will be told the name of another planet instead of Jupiter. Actually, ISRO has discovered a planet bigger than Jupiter in space. At present, there is no information regarding whether it will be included in the solar system or not.

orbits the star outside the solar system
Let us tell you that a study group from Ahmedabad-based Physical Research Laboratory has discovered a planet bigger than Jupiter orbiting a star outside the solar system. Indian Space Research Organization i.e. ISRO has shared this information. In the information received so far, it has been found that this planet orbits a star outside the solar system.

Giving information about this, ISRO issued a statement saying that the discovery was made using the PRL Advanced Radial-Velocity Abu-Sky Search Optical Fiber-fed Spectrograph mounted on PRL’s 1.2 meter telescope at Mount Abu Observatory. It was told that this planet is located 725 light years away outside the solar system. At the same time, the mass of this planet is 1.4 times that of Jupiter.

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Explain that this measurement was done between December 2020 and March 2021. Later in April 2021, it has also been measured through the TCES spectrograph from Germany. The star is known as HD 82139, which is why the planet will be known as TOI 1789b or HD 82139b. It was reported that this planet orbits the host star in just 3.2 days. Thus placing it very close to the star at a distance of 0.05 AU.


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