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First results from Cheops: ESA’s exoplanet observer reveals extreme alien world

ESA’s new exoplanet mission, Cheops, has found a nearby planetary system to contain one of the hottest and most extreme extra-solar planets known to date: WASP-189 b. The finding, the very first from the mission, demonstrates Cheops’ unique ability to... Continue Reading →

CHEOPS: the Science begins

ESA’s first mission to study exoplanets is about to start its science operations after successfully completed its in-orbit commissioning phase. CHEOPS (CHaracterising ExOPlanet Satellite) launched from Europe’s spaceport in French Guiana on 18 December 2019. Since then the telescope cover... Continue Reading →

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