The Sky Is Orange! How NASA Artists Draw Planets No One Can See

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The Sky Is Orange! How NASA Artists Draw Planets No One Can See

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The way David Delgado sees it, the exotic seashore on a newly discovered planet around a star called Trappist-1 would dazzle any tourist, not to mention the sight of six other alien worlds hanging in its sky like Christmas balls.

Mr. Delgado has never actually seen the planet. No one has. Astronomers who announced the discovery in February measured only the telltale wink of starlight as it passed in front of the cool reddish star 39 light years from Earth. But that hasn’t stopped Mr. Delgado and his colleagues at the…

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