James Webb Space Telescope sniffs out carbon dioxide around an alien world

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST or Webb) has recognized carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of an exoplanet in a leading-edge reveal

Which will present another time of exploration on universes outside our planetary group.

The discovery happened during the James Webb Space Telescope's most memorable mission to zero in on exoplanets, which are planets orbiting different stars.

A hot gas named WASP-39 b, named Goliath, was found in the constellation of Virgo at a distance of exactly 700 light-years from Earth.

The planet, monstrous similar to Saturn but larger in size than Jupiter, was recently observed at optical frequencies by the Hubble Space Telescope and the now resigned Spitzer Space Telescope,

which, like Webb, observed heat-transmitting infrared frequencies.

Previous assumptions highlighted the presence of water fumes, sodium and potassium in the planet's atmosphere,

Yet it was only after Webb that researchers found traces of carbon dioxide.



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