Planet Found in Sweet Spot

Astronomers have recently discovered a planet in a "sweet spot" habitable region, relative to the star in its solar system HD 40307, which could potentially have water at its surface. The planet, which is seven times as massive as Earth, is only 42 light-years away in the constellation Pictor. For more information about this discovery, visit http://devel.sn-web01.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/346320/description/Super-Earth_joins_ranks_in_life-supporting_zone.


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