The Strangest Alien Planets (Gallery)

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Mega-Earth Kepler-10c Planet

Credit: David A. Aguilar (CfA)
An artist's illustration of the mega-Earth planet Kepler-10c, the"Godzilla of Earths" planet that is 2.3 times the size of Earth and 17 times heavier.…Read More »

The planet and its lava-world sibling Kepler 10b (background) orbit the star Kepler-10 about 570 light-years from Earth, in the constellation Draco. Image released June 2, 2014.   Less «
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