exoplanet


exoplanet

exoplanet [ek-soh-plan-it] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun Astronomy. a planet that revolves around a star other than the sun. Liberaldictionary.com

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  • Origin of exoplanet First recorded in 1970–75; exo- + planet Related formsex·o·plan·e·tar·y, adjective Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for exoplanet Contemporary Examples of exoplanet

  • Now the verdict is in: Gliese 581g is an ex-planet, not an exoplanet.

    The Exoplanet That Wasn’t There

    Matthew R. Francis

    July 6, 2014

  • Exoplanet astronomy—the search for planets orbiting other stars—has two major goals.

    The Exoplanet That Wasn’t There

    Matthew R. Francis

    July 6, 2014

  • The same group of astronomers has also inferred a type of exoplanet that fits in between the rocky planets and the gas giants.

    Mega-Earth Is the Weirdest Exoplanet Yet

    Matthew R. Francis

    June 8, 2014

  • Imagine, though, a Saturn-mass exoplanet with a Titan-sized moon orbiting its star within the habitable zone.

    Could ‘Star Wars’ Be Right About Habitable Moons?

    Matthew R. Francis

    May 4, 2014

  • On Thursday, researchers announced the discovery of Kepler-186f, an Earth-like exoplanet orbiting in a “habitable zone.”

    What Does the Discovery of “Another Earth” Mean for Us?

    Matthew R. Francis

    April 18, 2014

  • British Dictionary definitions for exoplanet exoplanet noun a planet that orbits a star in a solar system other than that of Earth Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 exoplanet in Science exoplanet [ĕk′sō-plăn′ĭt] See extrasolar planet. The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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