Artist's impression of planets orbiting a type M class red dwarf star. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Wolf 1061c Another Closest Earth Candidate Planet Discovered by Astronomers

Wolf 1061c Another Closest Earth Candidate Planet Discovered by Astronomers. Wolf 1061c is close with a distance of only 14 light years away. One of…

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Artist’s conception: Dana Berry, NASA.

Astronomers Excited About The Prospect, Earth-Sized Venus- Like Exoplanet Discovered

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Photo: NASA Artists rendering of solar storms hitting Mars stripping away the upper atmosphere.

NASA MAVEN: Solar Winds Strip Away Mars Upper Atmosphere

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Image June 29, 2016 The center of Ceres' mysterious Occator Crater is the brightest area on the dwarf planet. The inset perspective view is overlaid with data concerning the composition of this feature: Red signifies a high abundance of carbonates, while gray indicates a low carbonate abundance. Dawn's visible and infrared mapping spectrometer (VIR) was used to examine the composition of the bright material in the center of Occator. Using VIR data, researchers found that the dominant constituent of this bright area is sodium carbonate, a kind of salt found on Earth in hydrothermal environments. Scientists determined that Occator represents the highest concentration of carbonate minerals ever seen outside Earth. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA/IAPS/INAF

Dwarf planet Ceres, Dawn’s newest pics of the bright spots.

[metaslider id=56]   My guess on the bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres? That it’s made of a Comet impact, the remains of the Coma.   SHARE…

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