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James Webb Space Telescope meets 7 intriguing exoplanets from TRAPPIST-1

The imagined surface of the exoplanet TRAPPIST-1f.
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Go out tonight and gaze at Jupiter shining brightly to the south. Now look to its right and travel 235 trillion miles (378 trillion kilometers) into the cosmos. Here, between the head of Pisces and the side of Aquarius, is an ordinary star called TRAPPIST-1, an ultra-cold red dwarf discovered in 1999.

TRAPPIST-1 It was mostly forgotten until 2017, when NASA announced it was hosting the bridge. SoilPlanets with a magnitude of 3.5 that have so far been in the habitable zone of a single star. exoplanet-hunters have been obsessed with TRAPPIST-1 ever since. At last count, there were seven planets in the neighborhood that nearly matched the eight planets in our solar system. But is TRAPPIST-1 a mirror or a mirage? Could it contain Earth-like planets — and possibly life — or would its temporary resemblance to the solar system obscure alien planets with inhospitable conditions?

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