#8 Ross 154 : the furious

… also known as GJ 729. This otherwise anonymous red dwarf constitutes the eight star system nearest to the Sun. Mostly visible from Earth’s southern latitudes, it rotates fast and it flares very often, indicating a young age and lots of challenges in finding small planets around it. The Red Dots team will heavily rely on additional, simultaneous measurements with small telescopes around the globe to understand the motion of this object and remove the noise caused by all this activity… will we succeed?


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