Tag: Alpha Centauri

  • A Third Planet Discovered Orbiting Proxima Centauri

    Introduction A third planet, as large as 26% of the mass of Earth, has been discovered orbiting our nearest stellar neighbor, Proxima Centauri .Astronomer João Faria and his collaborators detected Proxima Centauri d using the Echelle Spectrograph for Rocky Exoplanets and Stable Spectroscopic Observations. It would be exciting to send a spacecraft to enter the…