Scientists discover earth like exoplanet orbiting Proxima Centauri
Q. Which star is part of the Alpha Centauri star system?- Published on 16 Aug 16
a. Proxima Centauri
b. Delta Centauri
c. Mensa Centauri
d. Phi Centauri
ANSWER: Proxima Centauri
Scientists will unveil a new planet in the galactic neighbourhood said to be Earth like and capable of supporting life. The exoplanet orbits a well investigated star Proxima Centauri part of the Alpha Centauri star system according to NASA.
- This still nameless exoplanet is believed to be Earth like and orbits at a distance to Proxima Centauri that could allow it to have liquid water on its surface, an important requirement for life.