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50 New Planets Found, One Only Maybe Derelict

European astronomers discovered 50 new planets inside our solar system. Of that total, 16 who allegedly planet-sized planet.

The biggest planet is found to become named as the planet HD 85512 b, measuring three.6 times the mass of earth may be reached within 36 light years and it is inside the constellation Vela. The findings also stated that almost half of luminous stars like our sun as well as a couple of more shining than the Saturn.

The Earth-like planets, scientists believe you can find traces of water in there, which enables no life there.

The findings were presented in a very planet on Extreme Solar Systems conference in Wyoming, USA. The conference was attended by about 350 authorities from around the globe.

These new planets discovered by way of a mission with the High Accuracy Radial Velocity Planet Searcher (HARPS), that is installed in the European Southern Observatory at La Silla Observatory, Chile.

'Detection of HD 85 512 b out of the boundary HARPS, and suggests the potential of acquiring Earth's super (super-Earth) who allows life to exist around stars much like the sun, "said University of Geneva astronomer Michel Mayor.

One team member, Lisa Kaltenegger, of the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy and the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, said the findings mark a new era of history lifetime of the globe search. "We are entering an extraordinary achievement within the good astronomy," he said.
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