Pair of Earth-Like Planets Discovered Around Teegarden’s Star — Howdy, Neighbors!

The Cosmic Companion
Jun 19 · 4 min read
Sunsets on Teegarden b and c could be stunning, as the close proximity of their parent star would make for an amazing sight. Image credit: PHL @ UPR Arecibo


Astronomers on planets orbiting Teegarden’s Star would be able to easily detect the Earth using the transit method of detecting distant worlds. Image credit: Universität Göttingen
A look at how the TESS observatory will image the entire sky in search for alien worlds. Image credit: MIT/George Ricker
A look at the 19 exoplanets most like the Earth, in a graphic from the Planetary Habitability Laboratory at the University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo. Image credit: PHL @ UPR Arecibo

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James Maynard is the author of two books, and thousands of articles about space and science. E-mail: thecosmiccompanion@gmail.com

The Cosmic Companion

Exploring the wonders of the Cosmos, one mystery at a time