France’s CoRoT satellite detected the 10 in advance unknown alien planets, and all of which are gaseous like Saturn or Jupiter, including two Neptune-like objects that circle the same star,.According to scientists the new discoveries highlight the diversity of worlds beyond our solar system and increase count of extrasolar planets up to 565
David Bennett’s theam of astronomers discovered a new class of astronomical objects Jupiter’s like dark exoplanet, which don’t related gravitationally with the stars and which independently drifting on space.
Researchers of Laboratory Im. Draper and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) designed nanosatellite, called ExoPlanetSat.ExoPlanetSat is a three typical nanosatellite CubeSat into a single structure. The nano satellite has a volume of three liters, it’s 10 centimeters tall, 10 centimeters wide, and 30 centimeters long.According to researchers ExoPlanetSat will trak only perspective stars.
Scientists started new study because they suspect that in Gliese 581 d exposed tidal effects like the Mercury in our solar system.
Exoplanet WASP-12b was discovered in April 2008. This is planet, whose radius is about 1.8 radius of Jupiter is very close to its star, their shares only 3.4 million kilometers, the temperature at the surface of the WASP-12b hovering around 2.2 thousand degrees Celsius.
A team of astronomers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the University of British Columbia (UBC), the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics and the University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC) using Canadian space telescope MOST (Microvariability & Oscillations of Stars) has found a new exoplanet.