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Exoplanet LHS 475 b

January 27 , 2023 56 days 194 0
  • NASA’s the James Webb Space Telescope has discovered its first new exoplanet.
  • Researchers have labelled the planet as LHS 475 b.
  • It is roughly the same size as Earth.
  • It is located just 41 light-years away.
  • The planet orbits very close to a red dwarf star and completes a full orbit in just two days.
  • Exoplanets are planets that orbit other stars and are beyond our solar system.
  • According to NASA, to date, more than 5,000 exoplanets have been discovered.

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