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Puzzling six-exoplanet system with rhythmic movement challenges theories of how planets form

26 Jan 2021, 09:27 UTC
Puzzling six-exoplanet system with rhythmic movement challenges theories of how planets form ESO/L. Calçada/spaceengine.org

Using a combination of telescopes, including the Very Large Telescope of the European Southern Observatory (ESO’s VLT), astronomers have revealed a system consisting of six exoplanets, five of which are locked in a rare rhythm around their central star. 

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