Kepler-444: Five Exoplanets Found Orbiting 11-Billion-Year-Old Star

An international team of astronomers headed by Dr Tiago Campante of the University of Birmingham’s School of Physics and Astronomy, UK, has discovered an extremely ancient extrasolar system with five sub-Earth-size planets. Kepler-444 is a metal-poor Sun-like star located in the constellation Lyra, 116.4 light-years away. Also known as HIP 94931, KIC 6278762, KOI-3158, and [...] —> Read More Here


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