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Planet Proxima b Is The New Hope For Scientists On Quest To Discover The New Earth

May 29, 2020 09:25 PM IST iVideos iVideos

Astronomers found a ray of hope in a newly discovered planet called Proxima b in their quest to find a new Earth. Proxima b is 4.2 light-years away from the sun. It has a mass 1.17 times the mass of the Earth. Proxima b sits in the habitable zone of Proxima Centauri and takes 11 days to orbit it.