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Top5 potentially habitable exoplanets

Saturn's Rings

NASA's Kepler Mission was designed to survey a portion of the Milky Way Galaxy to discover Earth-size planets in or near the habitable zone.

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GJ 504b, a rose exoplanet discovered 57 light years from Earth

Kepler-186f ~ The first known Earth-size planet to lie within the habitable zone of a star beyond the Sun. Discovered using data from the prolific planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft, the distant world orbits its parent star, a cool, dim, M dwarf star about half the size and mass of the Sun, some 500 light-years away from us, in the constellation Cygnus. While the size and orbit of Kepler-186f are known, its mass and composition are not, and can't be determined by Kepler's transit technique. (N...

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Clearest pic of Mercury to date. Pic is color-enhanced in blue areas for some reason to emphasize the occurrence of... something, unknown but to NASA. Still, a great pic.

These are the moons of Jupiter... Io, Ganymede, Callisto, Europa ect. - AWT

Moon -as big as Mercury - almost a planet itself - responsible of much of life on earth - it holds many secrets of why we are alone in Universe

Scientists have only searched through a tiny fraction of our galaxy, and with the fast advances in technology, we can expect many more interesting discoveries in the future. But for now, check out the handy infographic below, courtesy of Space.com, displaying all known types of alien worlds.

Jupiter in infra-red

Triton, the largest moon of Neptune