Pulsating Star Sheds Light On Exoplanet
- Space Daily July 31st, 2013
- Source: http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Pulsating_star_sheds_light_on_exoplanet_999.html
The researchers examined HD 52265-a star approximately 92 light years away and nearly 20 percent more massive than our Sun. More than a decade ago, scientists identified an exopanet-a planet outside our Solar System-in the star's orbit. HD 52265, then, served as an ideal model for both measuring stars' properties and how such properties can shed light on planetary systems.