Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×
Space

Submission + - Nearby star has more planets than we do (discovermagazine.com)

The Bad Astronomer writes: "HD 10180 is a near-twin of the Sun about 130 light years away. It's known to have at least six planets orbiting it, but a new analysis of the data shows clear indications of three more, for a total of nine! This means HD 10180 has more planets than our solar system. And whether you think Pluto is a planet or not, all nine of these aliens worlds have masses larger than Earth's, putting them firmly in the "planet" category."
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Nearby star has more planets than we do

Comments Filter:

Almost anything derogatory you could say about today's software design would be accurate. -- K.E. Iverson

Working...