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Two super-Earth-sized planets discovered orbiting a nearby star

Two super-Earth-sized planets discovered orbiting a nearby star

NASA's Kepler has found two more planets on its K2 extended mission. Both of these planets reside near a star 150 light years away. The star, known as HD 3167, is approximately the size of the sun, and has two planets: the smaller planet is 60% larger than Earth, and the larger is 200% larger than Earth. Kepler has found over 100 undiscovered planets.

Source: http://phys.org/news/2016-07-super-earth-sized-planets-orbiting-nearby-star.html