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CHEOPS mission finds one of the most extreme planets ever discovered.

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Over the last decade, exoplanet missions such as the Kepler mission of NASA and the Transfering Exoplanet Survey Satellites (TESS) have discovered more than 4,000 worlds in the vast universe.

Over the past decade, exoplanet missions such as the Kepler mission of NASA and TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellites) have found more than 4,000 worlds in the vast universe. But a newcomer to the hunt is wasting their time doing these two space telescopes a run for their money.

The ESA’s CHaracterizing ExOPlanet (or CHEOPS) satellite has just made its first exoplanet discovery, and it is a doozy.

The discovery was detailed in a new publication released Monday in the journal Astronomy.

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