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A super-Earth is an extrasolar planet.
The term "super-Earth" refers only to the mass of the planet, and does not imply anything about the surface conditions or habitability.
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- Valencia, V.; Sasselov, D. D.; O'Connell, R. J. (2007). "Radius and structure models of the first super-earth planet". The Astrophysical Journal 656 (1): 545–551. doi:10.1086/509800. http://www.iop.org/EJ/article/0004-637X/656/1/545/65923.html.