Exoplanet or its star? Webb telescope detects water vapor, perplexing astronomers about source
"We can't tell yet if that water is part of the planet's atmosphere, meaning the planet has an atmosphere, or if we’re just seeing a water signature coming from the star."
| May 02, 2023 02:54 AM EST
Created: May 02, 2023 02:54 AM EST
This artist concept represents the rocky exoplanet GJ 486 b, which orbits a red dwarf star that is only 26 light-years away in the constellation Virgo.