|An artist's impression of a super-Earth like K2-3d orbiting its host star.|
By R. Siva Kumar Dec 03, 2016 06:16 PM EST
Recently, NASA's Kepler's K2 mission journey uncovered a new planet. Called the K2-3d, it is thought to be harboring alien life.
Taking great interest in the new planet, the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan found that it was about 150 million light-years away from the Earth. It was found to be 1.5 times bigger than the Earth, while it orbits a star just half the sun in size. One revolution lasts 45 days.
Even though it is quite some distance away, the Space.com says that the K2-3d planet shares man similarities with the Earth, which might harbor and maintain life.
The characteristics include a warm and tolerable atmosphere, quite similar to the earth. It also appears to be hosting water as well as a star orbiting nearby. Hence, the possibility of life on this planet is very high.
Continue Reading at ..... http://www.hngn.com/articles/219928/20161203/nasas-new-find-earth-like-planet-aliens.htm