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Astronomers Detect a New Super-Earth Orbiting a Red Dwarf Star – SciTechDaily

In recent years there has been an exhaustive study of red dwarf stars to find exoplanets in orbit around them. These stars have effective surface temperatures between…

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Artistic impression of the super-Earth in orbit around the red dwarf star GJ-740. Credit: Gabriel Pérez Díaz, SMM (IAC)
In recent years there has been an exhaustive study of red dwarf stars to find exoplanets in orbit around them. These stars have effective surface temperatures between 2400 and 3700 K (over 2000 degrees cooler than the Sun), and masses between 0.08 and 0.45 solar masses. In this context, a team of researchers led by Borja Toledo Padrón, a Severo Ochoa-La Caixa doctoral student at…

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