Astronomy: June 2005 Archives

Small, Rocky Planet Discovered Circling Another Star, SpaceRef

"Researchers speaking today at the National Science Foundation announced the discovery of the smallest extrasolar planet yet found - one that resembles our own planet much more than any other yet discovered. The planet is between 6 to 9 times the mass of Earth and orbits its host star once every 1.9 days at a distance of 2 million miles."

- Observed Properties of Exoplanets: Masses, Orbits, and Metallicities

- The GJ 876 Planetary System -- A Progress Report



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