Scientists and the researchers at the University of Washington are working to know more about the TRAPPIST-1 planetary system not to know about the planets. But the kind of atmosphere they have with the help of the new James Webb Space Telescope. The telescope will allow scientists to study the atmosphere of the planets deeply. The latest research will enable researchers to find life on the other planets.
James Webb Telescope, which is launching in the year 2021, will inform scientists about the environment and the possible excitability of being on the worlds within the year of its launch. Jacob Lustig-Yarger, who is the leader of the study, found that James Webb telescope will help them in making a dream come true by studying the atmosphere of the planets lies in TRAPPIST-1.
The researchers used a computer modeling system to understand the efficiency of the future telescope which answered some of their doubts about the working of the James Webb Telescope. He published the details of the research in the journal The Astronomical Journal. The other world which scientists call TRAPPIST-1 is 39 lightyears away from our Earth; another world lies in the Aquarius constellation. TRAPPIST-1 has seven planets, and scientists think that the world might have Earth-like planets, including ocean and ice. Scientists believe that the planets might have water on them, which may give life another chance to grow habitat.
The paper says that the James Webb telescope may find the existence of life in very less time, which will save a lot of their time and resource. The new James Webb Telescope has equipment called the Near-Infrared Spectrograph. By using the tech, the researchers will be able to find the existence of the atmosphere in all seven planets lying in the other world in around ten transits. The researcher also says that if the layer of clouds turns out to be like Venus, it might take 30 or more transits to identify the type of atmosphere.