Russian automatic telescope discovers 8 exoplanets

The automatic telescope of the Russian Academy of Sciences in the Republic of Karachay-Cherkessia in the North Caucasus discovered 8 celestial bodies that could be exoplanetsThis was reported by the scientific director of the Institute for Space Studies at the Russian Academy of Sciences, Lev Zelioni.

According to “RT” website, Zilioni said in a speech he delivered at the 47th “Koroliev” Academic Space Symposium, that Russian scientists were able for the first time to discover 8 exoplanets using the automatic telescope in the mountains of Karachay-Cherkessia.


According to the director of the institute, the aforementioned telescope has applied the method of comparison of intensity Some stars glow in different periods of time, which enables them to come to a conclusion about the presence of planets revolving in their orbits.

It is noteworthy that the 47th “Koroliev” symposium will be held by the Space Academy in the period between January 24 and 27 at the “Baumen” State Technical University in Moscow.

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