Earth Like Planet – Kepler 22b

Kepler 22b
Planet Kepler 22b Orbiting a G-Type Sun 600 Light Years from Earth
Image Credit: NASA / Ames / JPL-Caltech

NASA announced the discovery of an Earth-like planet located 600 light years from Earth. “Just a stroll to the local gas station for a candy bar” compared to the size of the Milky Way galaxy we inhabit.

Kepler 22b
Kepler 22 System and the Inhabitable Zone
Image Credit: NASA / Ames / JPL-Caltech