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Second Most Earth-Like Planet to Date Found
Kepler has recently discovered the exoplanet Kepler-452b, which is, after Kepler-438b, the most Earth-like exoplanet discovered. It orbits its parent star in just 385 days, meaning it's in Kepler-452's habitable zone. It has a mass roughly five times that of Earth, and is thought to have twice our planet's gravity. It's 1,400 lightyears away, meaning that at New Horizons' speed, it would take more than 25 million years to get there ;o

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Second Most Earth-Like Planet to Date Found - by Centauri5921 - 07-24-2015, 05:12 AM

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