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Astronomers Find “Ocean World” Which Could Support Life—10 Things You Need to Know Exoplanet L 98-59b against the background of its star: an artist's view. Credit: M. Kornmesser, ESO

Astronomers Find “Ocean World” Which Could Support Life—10 Things You Need to Know

Astronomers presented the results of studies of the multiplanetary system L 98-59, which is located 35 light-years from the Sun. They managed to find two new exoplanets in it, and also determine that the system includes a planet with large reserves of water and a planet located in the habitable zone.

Mystery Objects Identified Within Our Solar System’s Asteroid Belt–10 Things You Should Know Artist's impression of an asteroid belt. Researchers discovered two unexpected red astroids in our main asteroid belt. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Mystery Objects Identified Within Our Solar System’s Asteroid Belt–10 Things You Should Know

Astronomers unexpectedly discovered two unusual objects in the main asteroid belt, located between the orbits of Jupiter and Mars. What surprised scientists was the red color of these asteroids. They shouldn’t be there, that’s why scientists became interested in them.