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Two Earth-like Planets Discovered Near Teegarden's Star

Space Daily Thursday, 20 June 2019
Two Earth-like Planets Discovered Near Teegarden's StarGottingen, Germany (SPX) Jun 19, 2019

An international research team led by the University of Gottingen has discovered two new Earth-like planets near one of our closest neighboring stars. "Teegarden's star" is only about 12.5 light-years away from Earth and is one of the smallest known stars. It is only about 2,700C warm and about ten times lighter than the Sun. Although it is so close to us, the star wasn't discovered until
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An international team led by researchers at the University of Göttingen discovered two new Earth-like planets near Teegarden’s star, one of the closest stars in our galactic neighborhood.

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