Astronomers Find Ancient Solar System With Sun And Five Earth-Like Planets

January 29, 2015 5:02 AM

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Using the data from NASA’s Kepler spacecraft, a team of international astronomers have discovered a solar system with five Earth-sized planets and a sun that is 11.2 billion years old.

According to the astronomers, all the five planets in that solar system are too close to their sun and too hot to harbor any life. However, they were formed many billions of years ago when the galaxy was still young, which suggests that those rocky, Earth-sized planets could be more ubiquitous than ...

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