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Another Day, Another Exoplanet: NASA's TESS Keeps Counting More


First visible light image from TESS

The first visible light image from TESS, showing the combined view from all four of the instruments cameras on Aug. 7, 2018. A newly confirmed planet, HD 21749b, is in the lower left quadrant of the third section in this image.

Credit: NASA/MIT/TESS

NASA's new planet-hunting machine, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS, is racking up scores of alien worlds.

From The New York Times
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