Kepler-37d

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Kepler-37d is an extrasolar planet (exoplanet) discovered by the Kepler space telescope in February 2013.[1] It is located 210 light years away,[2] in the constellation Lyra.[1] With an orbital period of 40 days,[2] it is the largest of the three known planets orbiting its parent star Kepler-37.[2]

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