Astronomers discover a new 'warm Jupiter' on an eccentric and misaligned orbit

Tuesday, June 6, 2023 - 08:43 in Astronomy & Space

Using NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), astronomers have discovered a new "warm Jupiter" exoplanet. The newfound alien world, designated TOI-1859 b, orbits its parent star on an eccentric and misaligned orbit. The finding is reported in a paper published May 25 on the arXiv preprint server.

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