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Jul 24, 2015

A planet remarkably similar to Earth has been discovered in a "habitable zone" around a distant sun-like star. The planet, which is about 60 percent bigger than Earth, is located about 1,400 light years away in the constellation Cygnus.

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NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has taken the first visible-light snapshot of a planet circling another star Ho New/REUTERS

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