Water vapor discovered in the atmosphere of an exoplanet
News from Sep 12, 2019
By analyzing data of the Hubble Space Telescope, scientists from University College London have detected water vapor in the atmosphere of extrasolar planet K2-18b. The exoplanet has a distance of 110 light years from our sun and orbits an M-dwarf star. The study was published this month in the scientific journal Nature Astronomy.