VIVA – Astronomers discovered the discovery of "super-Earth" around a star that's only six light-years away. The distance is pretty close to the second after the discovery of Prokima Centauri.
It is believed to have about three times the mass of our planet, the world of extrapolar ice circles around Barnard's star at about the same distance, while Merkur circles around the Sun in our solar system.
This discovery is very important because the planets around neighboring stars will be primary candidates for direct observation of the next generation of telescopes.
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