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exoearth

(exo-Earth)
(Earth-like exoplanet)

The term exoearth (or exo-Earth) is used to indicate an Earth-like extra-solar planet, e.g., a rocky planet with a mass not much different than Earth's. A planet which has been so referenced is Ross 128 b, whose mass is not fully determined, but could be no more than 35% larger than Earth's. This is close given the wide range of planet masses: the term super-Earth has been cited as applicable to planets up to 10 times Earth mass.


(planet type,exoplanets)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ross_128_b
https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/exoearth
https://arxiv.org/abs/1711.06177
https://www.astro.up.pt/exoearths/

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