Orbits


India to Launch 8 Satellites in 2 Different Orbits on September 26

India to Launch 8 Satellites in 2 Different Orbits on September 26

India on Sep 26 morning will launch its weather satellite SCATSAT-1 and seven other satellites - five foreign and two domestic...

Sep 22 2016, 2:37pm CDT

Scientists Discover a Giant Planet that Orbits Two Suns

Scientists Discover a Giant Planet that Orbits Two Suns

Kepler-1647b is the largest known planet with a pair of suns....

Jun 14 2016, 1:38am CDT

Jupiter-like Planet Kepler-1647b that Orbits Two Suns Discovered

Jupiter-like Planet Kepler-1647b that Orbits Two Suns Discovered

Using data from NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, a team of astronomers led by the team from US space agency's Goddard Space Fligh...

Jun 14 2016, 12:00am CDT

74 Earth-Sized Planets Have Earth-Like Circular Orbits

74 Earth-Sized Planets Have Earth-Like Circular Orbits

There are many earth-sized planets in outer space surrounding various stars. At least six dozen have been identified and they m...

Jun 2 2015, 6:31am CDT