The celestial body orbits the star KELT-9 – VISTA Agency / Alexander Jakhnagiev /Courier TV

NASA’s Tess space telescope obtained information about the planet KELT-9b. It has been called one of the hottest planets ever identified. A giant planet that orbits very close to its star, in very rapid rotation. The telescope observed 27 transits of KELT-9b in front of its star: it performs a complete orbit in just 36 hours. The average surface temperature is around 4,300 ° C. KELT-9 is about 670 light years from Earth


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