ULg astronomers discovered seven telluric planets around the star TRAPPIST-1. “The TRAPPIST-1 system is the largest treasure of terrestrial planets ever detected around a single star.”
This Sunday about 40 belgian people living in Morocco visited the new observatory of the Liège University.
Today the new telescope, TRAPPIST-North has ben inaugurated at the Oukaimeden Observatory in Morocco in presence of scientists of the Cadi Ayyad University of Marrakech and astronomers from Liège University.
TRAPPIST-North (TN) is now part of the world list of the International Astronomical Union observatories, as Z53 !
Liège astrophysicists have discovered three planets the size of the Earth around a small star located at 40 light years. These planets could have habitable conditions on their surfaces.
A new study published in the journal Nature confirms the great interest of the planetary system recently discovered by an international team led by astronomers from the University of Liège using the TRAPPIST telescope.
The Hubble Space Telescope observed the TRAPPIST-1 planetary system to catch a rare event: a double transit
We are very happy to show you one of the first image taken with TRAPPIST-North.
With the ULg's robotic telescope TRAPPIST located in La Silla (Chile), three exoplanets similar to Earth have been detected.
L'installation d'un nouveau télescope TRAPPIST a commencé en mars à l'observatoire de l'Oukaimeden au Maroc.
The famous Antennae is a pair of spiral galaxies that are interacting and mingling their stars.
TRAPPIST has been part of the discovery of a new rocky planet three times closer to Earth than any previously discovered Earth-sized planet and in orbit of a M-dwarf star. M-dwarf stars.