February 15, 2017

Kepler-69c

Kepler-69c

The artist's concept depicts Kepler-69c, a super-Earth-size planet in the habitable zone of a star like our Sun, located about 2,700 light-years from Earth in the constellation Cygnus.

Kepler-69c, is 70 percent larger than the size of Earth, and is the smallest yet found to orbit in the habitable zone of a Sun-like star. Astronomers are uncertain about the composition of Kepler-69c, but its orbit of 242 days around a sun-like star resembles that of our neighboring planet Venus.

Image Credit: NASA/Ames/JPL-Caltech
Explanation from: http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA17003

1 comment:

  1. Better save up....the Relocation Taxes alone are gonna be "astronomical!!!!" Just sayin'! I refuse to put boundaries on sarcasm, rancor and disgust while this planet... OUR HOME...fights for life. It's always been Treehuggers vs Moneygrubbers. Looks like the 'Grubbers are gonna win.... again. Earth's middle finger will be their trophy. Smile for the birdie.......






    her life being sucked through a straw to quench the thirst of money hungry power brokers, global lobbiests for human greed.

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