LHS 3844

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LHS 3844 is a red dwarf star 48.5 light-years away in the constellation of Indus. It has a terrestrial planet in a close orbit, discovered in 2018 by TESS. The planet, LHS 3844 b, lacks a significant atmosphere and likely has a basaltic surface like the Moon. The star and planet received the names Batsũ̀ and Kua'kua as part of the third NameExoWorlds campaign in 2023.

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