Barnard’s star

Geothermal Heating Could Make Life Possible on the Super Earth Planet at Barnard’s Star

In 2018, scientists announced the discovery of a extrasolar planet orbiting Barnard's star, an M-type (red dwarf) that is just…

2 years ago

Super Earth Planet Found Around One of the Closest Stars to us. But it’s Probably a Terrible Place to Live

The Red Dots and CARMENES projects recently announced the discovery of a super-Earth around Barnard's Star, making it the second-closest…

2 years ago

Do Stars Move? Tracking Their Movements Across the Sky

The stars look static in the sky, but are they moving? How fast, and how do we know? What events…

3 years ago

Amateur Astronomer Chases Down Barnard’s Star – You Can Too!

Tucked away in northern Ophiuchus and well-placed for observing from spring through fall is one of the most remarkable objects in the sky…

5 years ago

14 Red Dwarf Stars to View with Backyard Telescopes

They’re nearby, they’re common and — at least in the latest exoplanet newsflashes hot off the cyber-press — they’re hot.…

6 years ago