A new long distance pair of neighbors

A new long distance pair of neighbors

Sitting just 300 light years away from earth, scientist have found a possible twin to the sun that Earth orbits, named TYC 8998-760-1. This star has two gas giants. The first was found in May of 2020, and the second found in July. These celestial bodies are viewable through a telescope located in Chile’s Atacama desert. A SPHERE device blocks the stars light, allowing viewing of the planets.

Avi Khait
Avi Khait 2 weeks

Nothing good may come out of this: it was discovered in 2020. More seriously, 300 LY away makes it unreachable for us.

Madam I'm Adam
Madam I'm Adam 2 weeks

How soon will we be able to detect the ships sent from this star system to Earth in order to enslave humanity, assuming (naturally) that those ships will be arriving in 2020?

Seekster 2 weeks

An amazing image! We may never be able to travel between stars but it is interesting to see other solar systems.

America 2 weeks

Cool. Time to move. ;)

S 2 weeks

Couple of years ago a tv show had video from telescope showing unknown objects being fired at our sun... Hmmm.

GUYIVKS 2 weeks

Finally found Hilary's "lost" emails.

Hollywood Cole III
Hollywood Cole III 2 weeks

300 light years is relatively close.

Jason S Savitt
Jason S Savitt 2 weeks

Now we need ships fast enough to get there

Jason 2 weeks

Ah here it comes, amongst all the current upheaval, what a perfect time to dump this dose of reality into the mix

ian 2 weeks

Ouuu awww this is awesome

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