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Exoplanet Kepler-452b: Closest Earth Twin in Pictures

20 Years of Kepler Progress

NASA Ames/W. Stenzel

An artist's illustration depicts Kepler exoplanets discovered in 1995 (51 PEG b) and 2015 (Kepler-452b). Image released July 23, 2015. [Read full story.]

Habitable-Zone Planets Similar to Earth

NASA/Ames/JPL-Caltech

This artist’s conception of a planetary lineup shows habitable-zone planets similar to Earth (L to R): Kepler-22b, Kepler-69c, the just announced Kepler-452b, Kepler-62f and Kepler-186f. At the end is Earth. Image released July 23, 2015. [Read full story.]

Earth's Cousin Found: All About Exoplanet Kepler-452b

By Karl Tate, Infographics Artist

Astronomers have announced the discovery of planet Kepler-452b, orbiting a star very much like the sun but older and hotter. [Read full story.]

Earth's 'Cousin' Exoplanet, Kepler-452b

NASA/Ames/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle

The artist's illustration compares Earth (left) to the newly discovered planet, Kepler-452b, which measures about 60 percent larger. Image released July 23, 2015. [Read full story.]

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