A new 'super Earth' that is four times bigger than our own planet has been spotted orbiting a star just 36.5 light-years away. The exoplanet Ross 508b was discovered in the habitable zone of a faint red dwarf. Pictured is an artist's impression of a super Earth orbiting a red dwarf

‘Super Earth’ exoplanet four times bigger than our planet is discovered

Meet Ross 508b: Scientists discover a ‘SUPER EARTH’ exoplanet four times bigger than our own planet orbiting a star 36.5 light-years away New ‘super Earth’ that is four times bigger than our own planet has been spotted The exoplanet, named Ross 508b, is orbiting a star that is 36.5 light-years away Previous research suggests the …

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