‘GJ 367 b’, which was discovered recently, is a ____.

A. Black-hole
B. Exo-planet
C. Asteroid
D. Meteor

Answer

Correct Answer: B. Exo-planet


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Scientists have recently discovered Mercury-like exo-planet ‘GJ 367 b’ where a year is only eight hours long. It’s believed to be a rocky planet like Mercury and has half the mass of Earth. GJ 367 b also belongs to the ‘ultra-short period’ (USP) group of exo-planets that orbit their star in less than 24 hours. Planet GJ 367b was discovered by scientists at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) Institute of Planetary Research.