The TRAPPIST-1 system is one of the most fascinating exoplanet systems discovered to date. It comprises an ultra-cool red dwarf star called TRAPPIST-1 and seven Earth-sized planets.
The system lies about 40 light-years away in the constellation Aquarius. But why is everyone so excited about Webb’s observations of the TRAPPIST-1 system? Let’s find out in the 49th episode of the Sunday Discovery Series.