Discovered the farthest planet, like Earth
Astronomers at the University of Canterbury have discovered an incredibly rare planet in the center of the Milky Way. At 25,000 light-years from Earth, it is the farthest planet from Earth. Unlike most previous discoveries, the farthest planet like Earth is moving farther away from its star, which is equal to the distance from Earth to the Sun.
After months of research and various calculations from the “microlensing phenomenon”, the researchers concluded that they had discovered a super planet 3.96 times the size of our planet using the observed optics of the planet’s host star. The planet orbits a very small star, which is 0.12 times the mass of the Sun. Indeed, the small size of the suspicious star caused the planet to orbit its stars for 617 days.
There the Milky Way, but they are not easy to find. So far, more than 4,000 extra-solar planets have been discovered, only a third of which are Earth-like rocks, most of which are thousands of light-years away …