• March 31, 2023

Rare Hot Neptune Found Orbiting Nearby Dwarf Star

Source: Sci News “There are a number of striking planet populations that emerge when studying the period and radius measurements that TESS and its predecessor Kepler have compiled for over 2,000 confirmed, transiting exoplanets they detected,” lead author Dr. Jennifer Burt of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and her colleagues wrote in their paper. “One of…

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This week’s full moon happens only once every 3 years

Source: Live Science This week, for the first time in three years, the September full moon is in a unique situation: it’s happening so early in the month — a timing that gives it an entirely different name, the corn moon, instead of the harvest moon — that it sets the stage for October to…

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