A team of German astronomers has found two super-Earths near red dwarfs Gliese887 and only a short 11 light years distant to Earth.
Super-Earth planets of mass greater than Earth, but less than those of the ice giant Uranus and Neptune. Two exoplanets-or planets located outside our solar system–is named Gliese887b and Gliese887c, respectively.
Exoplanet is slightly larger than Neptune found close to the Earth
As part of the work of the Red Point event, Gottingen University astronomer Sandra Saffers to write a study of exoplanets published in the journal Science on Thursday.
“These planets will provide the best possibility a more detailed study, including the search for life outside our solar system,”Jeffers wrote.