If you love news about exoplanets and all the firsts we seem to witness, get ready for another. For the first time, Astronomers believe they have found an Earth-like planet , named Kepler-452b, with a Sun-like star’s Habitable zone.
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The planet’s orbit is just 5 percent farther from it’s Sun than Earth’s,
putting it directly in the habitable (or so-called Goldilocks) zone.
This means that liquid water – and then theoretically life – can easily occur. However, at 1,400 light years away from Earth, Keplar-452b is too far away to learn much more about it.
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