Location of the faint red star LHS 1140 in the constellation of Cetus (The Sea Monster)

This chart shows the location of the faint red star LHS 1140 in the faint constellation of Cetus (The Sea Monster). This star is orbited by a super-Earth exoplanet called LHS 1140b, which may be best place to look for signs of life beyond the Solar System. The star is too faint to be seen in a small telescope.

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ESO/IAU and Sky & Telescope

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Id:eso1712b
Type:Artwork
Release date:19 April 2017, 19:00
Related releases:eso1712
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Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
Category:Illustrations

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