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The MEarth Project is a survey to photometrically monitor 2000 nearby, small stars (called M dwarfs), looking for periodic dips in light, due to the presence of habitable super-Earth exoplanets transiting in front of the star…

The MEarth Observatory consists of eight, robotically controlled, 40 cm telescopes located in a roll-top enclosure…

…..announce the discovery of GJ 1214b, the first nearby transiting super-Earth exoplanet! GJ 1214b is a 2.7 Earth radius, 6.6 Earth mass exoplanet that transits its very small, very cool parent star once every 1.6 days….

(click here to know more….)


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