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Earth-size, habitable-zone planet found hidden in early NASA Kepler data

April 20, 2020 - General

A team of transatlantic scientists, using reanalyzed data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope, has discovered an Earth-size exoplanet orbiting in its star’s habitable zone, the area around a star where a rocky planet could support liquid water.
This artist’s concept shows what exoplanet Kepler-1649c could look like on its surface. The planet is
the closest to Earth in size and temperature found yet in data from the Kepler space…

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