CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ - 2019
Astronomers discovered the Forbidden Planet, ________in the Neptunian Desert
A)
NGTS - 7B
B)
NGTS - 6g
C)
NGTS - 4b
D)
NGTS - 3B

Correct Answer : Option (C) - NGTS - 4b

Note : An international collaboration of astronomers with the University of Warwick, I-JK, have discovered an exoplanet, Next-Generation Transit Survey(NGTS)- 4b, the Forbidden Planet, in the Neptunian Desert. It is smaller than Neptune but 3 times the size of the Earth. The Research was led by Dr. Richard West including Professor Peter Wheatley, Dr. Daniel Bayliss and Dr. James McCormac from the Astronomy and Astrophysics Group at the University of Warwick. This information was published in the Journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society(MNRAS).