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'iceball' Planet Discovered Through Microlensing

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Iceball planet

This artist's concept shows OGLE-2016-BLG-1195Lb, a planet discovered through a technique called microlensing.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Scientists have discovered a new planet with the mass of Earth, orbiting its star at the same distance that we orbit our sun.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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