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Kepler Discovers Its Smallest and First Rocky Planet - Universe Today
[/caption] NASA’s Kepler planet hunting space telescope has made an historic discovery by finding its first rocky planet – and it’s simultaneously the smallest planet ever found beyond our solar system. The exoplanet, dubbed Kepler-10b, measures barely 1.4 times the diameter of Earth and orbits its star in less than one earth day. Therefore the … Continue reading "Kepler Discovers Its Smallest and First Rocky Planet"