Yesterday NASA announced the discovery of a planet in a habitable zone around a distant star. This distant planet, Kepler22-b, is but one of the many types of planets we’ve discovered.
Check out the above infographic for the run down on all the different kinds of alien planets we’ve discovered or hit up Space.com to read more about the Earth-like planet Kepler22-b.
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- Published 12/6/11