Citizen scientists discover companion star of APMPM J2036-4936

Citizen scientists discover companion star of APMPM J2036-4936

Citizen scientists discover companion star of APMPM J2036-4936

A low-mass companion to a distant star known as APMPM J2036-4936 has been recently detected as part of the citizen science project Backyard Worlds: Planet 9. The finding of the star, which received designation CWISE J203546.35-493611.0, was detailed in a paper published February 4 on the arXiv pre-print repository.
Citizen scientists discover companion star of APMPM J2036-4936