Kepler-62f

extrasolar planet

Kepler-62f[1][2][3] (also known by its Kepler Object of Interest designation KOI-701.04 and as Lekan's planet) is a super-Earth exoplanet orbiting within the habitable zone of the star Kepler-62, the outermost of five such planets discovered around the star by NASA's Kepler spacecraft. It is about 990 light-years (300 parsecs) from Earth in the constellation of Lyra.[4]

Conception of Kepler-62f

ReferencesEdit

  1. Borucki, William J.; et al. (18 April 2013). "Kepler-62: A Five-Planet System with Planets of 1.4 and 1.6 Earth Radii in the Habitable Zone". Science Express. 340 (6132): 587–590. arXiv:1304.7387. Bibcode:2013Sci...340..587B. doi:10.1126/science.1234702. PMID 23599262.
  2. Johnson, Michele; Harrington, J.D. (18 April 2013). "NASA's Kepler Discovers Its Smallest 'Habitable Zone' Planets to Date". NASA. Retrieved 18 April 2013.
  3. Overbye, Dennis (18 April 2013). "2 Good Places to Live, 1,200 Light-Years Away". New York Times. Retrieved 18 April 2013.
  4. "Kepler-62f: A Possible Water World".