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By Richard B. Drumm on October 3, 2019 in
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In an exciting discovery, water vapor has been found in the atmosphere of a distant exoplanet planet known as K2-18b, which is 110 light years from Earth in the constellation Leo.

By AwesomeAstro Pod on May 9, 2018 in
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So how is it possible to have atmospheres around rocky planets in the Trappist 1 system?

By Paul M. Sutter on February 20, 2018 in
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Why are small stars red? Why are small stars so common? Why are small stars so interesting for the hunt for life?

By Richard B. Drumm on March 16, 2017 in
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We’ve just found a new stellar system with seven, count em!, seven small, rocky planets.

By WSH team on November 4, 2016 in
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By Mike Simonsen, Virginia Renehan, and Rebecca Turner on September 7, 2009 in
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Date: September 7, 2009 Title: Cataclysmic Variables Podcasters: Mike Simonsen, Virginia Renehan, and Rebecca Turner of AAVSO Organization: American Association of Variable Star Observers www.aavso.org Description: Today we are going to talk about cataclysmic variable stars, CVs for short. Because hundreds of CVs get bright enough to study with even modest telescopes, and due to […]