Kepler-37c

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Kepler-37c is an extrasolar planet (exoplanet) discovered by the Kepler space telescope in February 2013.[1] With an orbital period of 21 days,[2] it is located 210 light years away,[1] orbiting its parent star Kepler-37 in the constellation Lyra.[2] Its size is slightly smaller than Venus.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Harwood, William. "Kepler telescope spots smallest exoplanet yet". Spaceflight Now Inc. Retrieved 25 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c Black, Charles. "NASA's Kepler discovers small planet system". SEN TV LIMITED. Retrieved 25 February 2013.