Kepler-452b

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Kepler-452b

Kepler-452b is an extrasolar planet. It circles a Sun-like star Kepler-452. It was identified by the Kepler space telescope. Its discovery was publicly announced by NASA on 23 July 2015.[1] It is about 1.7 times the size of Earth,[2] and it is in the habitable zone of its star, so liquid water can exist on its surface.[1]

Notable ExoplanetsKepler Space Telescope
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Comparison of small planets found by Kepler in the habitable zone of their host stars.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "The Habitable Exoplanets Catalog – Planetary Habitability Laboratory @ UPR Arecibo". upr.edu.
  2. http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/Kepler-452%20b/