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Earth-sized exoplanet discovered orbiting nearby red dwarf K2-415

Astronomers led by Teruyuki Hirano report discovery of a new exoplanet similar in size to Earth around nearby star K2-415. With only 16 % solar mass the small red dwarf is one of the smallest stars known to host exoplanets.

Exoplanet orbiting red dwarf star



The exoplanet K2-415 b is in size similar to the Earth. Mass of the planet is between 0.5 and 5.5 of Earth mass. One year on the planet lasts 4 days and its surface temperature is higher than 120 °C.
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K2-415 71.1 ly
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