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

Two planets only slightly more massive than our own world have been discovered orbiting Teegarden’s Star, a red dwarf just 12.5 light years from Earth. A three-year-long study of the star revealed the presence of these worlds, which could potentially hold some of the conditions necessary for life.

Teegarden’s Star is a relative neighbor to our solar system, but it was not discovered until 2003. Due to the star’s cool temperature of just 2,700 degrees Celsius (4,900 degrees Fahrenheit) and…

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