Circumbinary Planets

An Exoplanet is Definitely Orbiting Two Stars

Remember that iconic scene in Star Wars, where a young Skywalker steps out onto the surface of Tatooine and watches…

10 months ago

Study Finds Bizarre Exoplanet Orbits for Binary Stars

There‚Äôs an iconic scene in the original Star Wars movie where Luke Skywalker looks out over the desert landscape of…

3 years ago

TESS Finds a Planet That Orbits Two Stars

Researchers working with data from NASA's TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) have a found a planet that orbits two stars.…

3 years ago

Hubble Detects A Planet Around Binary Star System

Binary stars are common throughout the galaxy, as it has been estimated about half the stars in our sky consist…

6 years ago

One Planet, Two Stars: A System More Common Than Previously Thought

There are few environments more hostile than a planet circling two stars. Powerful tidal forces from the stars can easily…

8 years ago