Earth-like planet

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Earth-like planet is used as a synonym for either of the following:

  • Earth analog, denoting another world that is very similar to Earth
  • Terrestrial planet, denoting a planet that is composed of the same materials as Earth, i.e., primarily of silicate rocks or metals
  • Exoplanet, denoting a planet outside the Solar System