Kepler-452b, an exoplanet orbiting the sun-like star.

Kepler-452b is an exoplanet orbiting the Sun-like star Kepler-452 about 1,402 light-years from Earth in the constellation Cygnus. It was identified by the Kepler space telescope, and its discovery was announced by NASA on 23 July 2015. NASA’s Kepler mission has confirmed the first near-Earth-size planet in the “habitable zone” around a sun-like star. This discovery and the introduction of 11 other new small habitable … Continue reading Kepler-452b, an exoplanet orbiting the sun-like star.