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Indian scientists discover star-planet bigger than Jupiter
18/11/2021 01:14 PM | Click to read full article
The exoplanet search and study group at the Ahmedabad-based Physical Research Laboratory, has discovered a new exoplanet orbiting too close to an evolved or aging star with a mass of 1.5 times that of Sun and located 725 light-years away, according to Indian Space Research Organisation.
This discovery was made using PRL Advanced Radial-velocity Abu-sky Search optical fiber-fed spectrograph, the first of its kind in India, on the 1.2 metre Telescope of PRL at its Mt. Abu Observatory.