Exoplanet dodges violent outburst from star and survives engulfment
Astronomers hypothesized that Halla managed to survive despite its star undergoing a cataclysmic transition that should have engulfed this neighboring planet.
| Jun 29, 2023 06:18 AM EST
Created: Jun 29, 2023 06:18 AM EST
The ‘hot Jupiter’ planet, Halla, could once have orbited two stars that interacted via mass transfer.