NASA’s TESS telescope detects 6 exoplanets around a small star that is “misbehaving.”

NASA’s TESS telescope detects 6 exoplanets around a small star that is “misbehaving.”

Astronomers have discovered a rare system of six young planets and a possible seventh dancing around a misbehaving infant star.

Not only could this system provide much-needed insight into how planets form and evolve around an infant star, but its similarity to the solar system could provide astronomers with a snapshot of what our cosmic neighborhood might have looked like about 4 billion years ago.

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