Community Invited to Find Alien Homes

VIVA – Researchers ask the community for help in identifying exoplanet. Planet Hunters Next-Generation Transit Search (NGTS), run by an international group of astronomers, has five years of experience in sorting exoplanet.

The mission is that volunteers will briefly see a faint star, which may be obscured by a planet passing in front of the star, according to the website. Science Alert, quoted VIVA Tekno Sunday 24 October 2021.

It is known as transit by experts. To find exoplanet, participants don’t need any experience to try to find it.

They just have to have a sharp eye and patience to sift through the images collected by telescope NGTS based at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) Paranal Observatory in Chile.

“It’s great to be able to involve the public in our search for planets around other stars. We’re pretty sure our computer program has lost some planets,” said astrophysicist Peter Wheatley of the University of Warwick in the UK.

This program will be the most unusual signal and may be able to find some of the most interesting planets.

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