Planets sometimes evaporate with great speed and this happens, for example GJ 3470b
Rotating in its orbit, the planet either falls into the zone of life of its star, or freezes or simply evaporates. Planets in the zone of stars, scientists have discovered quite a lot, frozen worlds, too, openly abound, but evaporating in front of the worlds so far is not so much open, but they clearly have one such scenario, and we will tell you.
If the planet for a fairly large period of time is in the habitable zone of its star, the probability of life on its surface is growing significantly every million years lived. If the planet rotates too close to the surface of its parent star, it overheats and eventually just evaporates.
Recently, scientists have published interesting data on the planet GJ 3470b
, it is not much different from Neptune in size. This unique planet as shown by research evaporates much faster than you can imagine, it just did evaporates before our eyes. Previously found superheated planets, which also evaporated over time, but in this case the planet GJ 3470b
evaporates much more actively, its speed is 100 times higher than the previously known record associated with the planet GJ 436b.
Scientists have found a unique exoplanet accidentally, was studied 20 selected exoplanets to determine the presence of the atmosphere, everything was carried out in the framework of the review of the sky Panchromatic Comparative Exoplanet Treasury (PanCET). Planets were studied in infrared, x-ray and ultraviolet range.
The PanCET program involved the use of data from NASA`s Hubble space telescope ("Hubble"), which, although terribly outdated, but still serves to survey the sky.
On the occasion, scientists have found a planet similar in size to Neptune. This type of exoplanets is very rare, mostly scientists find in space "hot Jupiter"and or" rocky super earth". Found "new Neptune" is interesting primarily for its unique parameters. The planet is at a distance of 96 light-years, it is not so easy to observe it in the visible range, so you have to strain hard to distinguish something. The planet GJ 3470b
is in orbit around the red dwarf. This star system is located in the direction of the constellation Cancer.
The Hubble telescope aimed at this star system has collected a lot of unique material. Analyzing these scientists came to the conclusion that the planet is losing very active its material, it just evaporates before our eyes. The parent star just boiled the planet.
At this time, according to studies, the planet GJ 3470b
lost nearly 35% of the original mass, and if you continue in the same pace will last a few billion from the planet will only just mention. There will be only a stony core, and all the gas will fly into space. If you are interested to know more about this amazing planet, read the scientific journal Astronomy & Astrophysics.
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