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Release No.: 2020-03
For Release: Monday, March 9, 2020 - 9:00am

Scientists Announce Orbital Tilt Measurements in Youngest Planetary Star System Ever

DS Tuc Ab

At 40 million years old, DS Tuc Ab is now the youngest planet for which scientists have measured orbital tilt. Scientists used the young star as a proving ground for new modeling techniques measuring stellar obliquity and planetary demographics.

M. Weiss