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Dark World
Ssc2019 14a

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt (IPAC)

Artwork • August 19th, 2019 • ssc2019-14a

ssc2019-14a

This artist's illustration depicts the exoplanet LHS 3844b, which is 1.3 times the mass of Earth and orbits an M dwarf star. The planet's surface may be covered mostly in dark lava rock, with no apparent atmosphere, according to observations by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.

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