Friday, 31 July 2015

10 Awesome Facts About Earth 2.0 You Must Know

A PLANET described as Earth's "closest twin" has been found by NASA.

Astronomers say the mystery world – named Kepler-452b – is likely to have the conditions to support life.

But here's 10 quick facts you'll need to know about the planet being dubbed Earth 2.0.

Kepler-452b orbits a star similar size to our Sun

It is the smallest planet discovered orbiting in the habitable zone of a star – meaning it is most likely to hold life

Space experts believe if plants were transferred there, they would likely survive

The planet is 60% bigger than Earth and orbits the Sun from roughly the same distance

A year on Kepler– 452b would work out to around 385 days, opposed to 365

Kepler- 452b is six billion years old, compared to Earth, which is only 4.5 billion years old.

  It is located 1,400 light years away in the constellation Cygnus.

same temperature as Earth but is 20% brighter PLANET

The new discovery is the 1,030th planet to have been found.

It is yet to be discovered if the planet has rocks or water

So these was 10 Strange and Awesome Facts about new discovered planet "Earth 2.0" do you know anything about this? then feel free to share it with us in comments

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