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Newly discovered planet with three suns has triple sunsets and sunrises

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 11, 2016 01:04 AM
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by Lacy Cooke last modified Jul 10, 2016

University of Arizona PhD student Kevin Wagner, who is the lead author on the paper, said "It is not clear how this planet ended up on its wide orbit in this extreme system, and we can't say yet what this means for our broader understanding of the types of planetary systems, but it shows that there is more variety out there than many would have deemed possible. What we do know is that planets in multi-start systems have been studied far less often, but are potentially just as numerous as planets...




 

 


 

 

 
 
 

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