The astronomers of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have confirmed the discovery of a new planet named Kepler 22-b which they say, could hold the best hope for future human habitation. The new planet is 2.4 times the size of Earth and has a temperature of about 22 degree celcius, said a team of NASA.

The new planet was captured by NASA’s Kepler space telescope and it takes 290 days to orbit the Sun, which lies 600 light years away from the Earth.

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