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Space news: Astronomers spot 10 billion-year-old planetary system using NASA satellite

A star 280 light-years from Earth called TOI-561 is one of the oldest stars in the Milky Way. The star…

By admin , in Science , at January 18, 2021 Tags: ,

A star 280 light-years from Earth called TOI-561 is one of the oldest stars in the Milky Way. The star formed 10 billion years ago, and has a mass which is roughly 80 percent that of the Sun. Astronomers using NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) have discovered that the star has three planets orbiting it.

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