Universe  ID: 14259

Two Exoplanets May Be Water Worlds

Using data from NASA’s Hubble and Spitzer Space Telescopes, astronomers have found evidence that two exoplanets orbiting a star 218 light-years away are “water worlds,” where water makes up a large fraction of the entire planet.

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Image Credit:
Water World next to Earth
Benoit Gougeon, Université de Montréal

Music & Sound
“Space Museum” by Harry Gregson Williams [BMI] and Ho Ling Tang [BMI] via Atmosphere Music Ltd. [PRS] and Universal Production Music
 

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Cassanndra Morris: Narrator
Aaron E. Lepsch (ADNET): Technical Support
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Mission:
Hubble

Keywords:
SVS >> Exoplanet
SVS >> Hubble Space Telescope
NASA Science >> Universe