The found planet is reportedly a sub-Saturn or super-Neptune-sized planet which has a radius six times that of earth, ISRO stated in its announcement on Friday. One revolution around the sun planets do six and 20 days. The information was released in the form of an ISRO press release.
The planet is seven times nearer to the host star than the Earth-Sun distance which leads to its surface temperature to 600°C.
The planet has been discovered using an indigenous spectrograph known as PRL Advance Radial Velocity Abu-sky Search or PARAS along with a 1.2m Telescope. Now, India has joined the group of countries that have discovered planets around stars. Very few such spectrographs exist around the world (mostly in the U.S. and in the Europe) that can do such precise measurements.
They estimate that all the planets discovered will have temperatures at least tens of degrees higher than those of the planet Earth due to the strong radiation they receive in their close orbits to their star.
Scientists have claimed that the discovery will help in the understanding of the formation mechanism of super-Neptune or sub-Saturn kind of planets that are too close to the host star. The name of the host star is EPIC 211945201 or K2-236.
The planet has been named EPIC 211945201b or K2-236b and it's big - around 27 times more massive than Earth.
According to SciTech Daily, John Grunsfeld, from NASA's Science Mission Directorate, explained that the Kepler spacecraft has yielded many surprises, and with the discovery of three new rocky planet, s we may be closer now to learning whether these other planetary systems may harbor life of some kind. By measuring the amount of light blocked by the planet body, we can measure the diameter or size of the planet. It was found to be 6 Earth radii but did the data available on it was not sufficient to confirm its nature.
The scientists observed the target over a time 420 days or about 1.5 years.
However, calculations suggest that the heavy elements, ice, silicates, and iron content are 60-70 % of the total mass.
Singapore will spend about 20 million dollars to host the historic summit between Trump and Kim, Prime Minister Loong revealed. Word does get around, however, and the prospect of a meeting between Kim and Trump had already been on the public's radar.
According to a Canada release, they make nearly 100 Billion Dollars in Trade with USA (guess they were bragging and got caught!). He railed about what he called "ridiculous and unacceptable" tariffs on USA goods and vowed to end them.
The first, known as guaranteed issue, requires insurers to offer coverage to everyone regardless of their health background. In the tax law, Congress repealed the penalty for people who fail to have health insurance starting in 2019.
The Maltese Rescue Coordination Center "is neither the competent nor the coordinating authority", the statement said. However, Mr Salvini does not have authority over the ports and it was not immediately clear if his line would hold.
Traffic was held up in the steamy midday sun and scores of bystanders were penned in by police when Trump went to meet Lee. North Korea's Kim landed Singapore's Changi Airport earlier on Sunday, in his longest trip overseas as head of state.
The two leaders met on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in the coastal Chinese city of Qingdao. Putin's remarks follow a report that White House officials were working toward setting up a meeting.
The future of discount retailer Poundworld has been cast into doubt following Alteri Investors withdrawal from their buyout. Other bidders are queuing up however with founder Chris Edwards rumoured to be considering re-acquiring the 355-store chain.
The kids also complained they were hot during the drive, while being kept in a confined space in the trunk, according to WREG . NPR detailed that all the kids required medical care, while the parents were arrested and taken into custody.
Members of Herzfeld's drama department took the Tony stage to serenade her with " Seasons of Love " from the musical " Rent ". He also praised "a cast of actors who never believed they would be able to portray their own races".
The game will launch in mid- to late-2018 and fans can can pre-order it already on the Apple app store and Google Play Store . Truth be told, none of us should be surprised that Bethesda is working on a new Elder Scrolls game.
Bethesda purposefully didn't say much about the game because they're holding back a full reveal until Quakecon in August. Today at their E3 conference, Bethesda announced that the game would be receiving a sequel: Wolfenstein: Youngblood .
Legislature in NJ passes sports bill
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Bitcoin crashed after another crypto exchange got hacked
Coins other than Pundi X seem to have been transferred to a wallet at another decentralized cryptocurrency exchange, Etherdelta. The world's most valuable digital currency is now trading at $7,229 per coin, widening losses for the year to 48%.
‘Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition’ Coming to Xbox One
Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition uses a specialized version of the Tales of series' Linear Motion Battle System for combat. It's been ten years since it's original release, but Tales of Vesperia is back and it's coming to the Switch.
Gears Tactics announced for Windows 10
In Gears of War 5 , players will take the role of Kait, journey across the biggest, most attractive Gears world ever created. The game is now in development by The Coalition and was announced with a story-centric reveal trailer.
Prey Launches Surprise Mooncrash DLC With New Trailer
Arkane Studios is unleashing three new modes in Prey , which players who already own the game can download for free tonight. Instead it's a piece of DLC called Mooncrash , where "enemies, hazards, and loot are all different each time you play".
Royal visit confirmed: Harry and Meghan coming to NZ
But some royal watchers online believe the Duchess should have been more respectful at the Queen's birthday celebrations. Queen Elizabeth recently named Harry as Commonwealth Youth Ambassador and the couple has a busy few months ahead.