A temperate rocky super-Earth transiting a nearby cool star

@article{Dittmann2017ATR,
  title={A temperate rocky super-Earth transiting a nearby cool star},
  author={Jason A. Dittmann and Jonathan M. Irwin and David Charbonneau and Xavier Bonfils and Nicola Astudillo-Defru and Rapha{\"e}lle D. Haywood and Zachory K. Berta-Thompson and Elisabeth R. Newton and Joseph E. Rodriguez and Jennifer G. Winters and T. G. Tan and Jose M. Almenara and François Bouchy and Xavier Delfosse and Thierry Forveille and Christophe Lovis and Felipe Murgas and Francesco A. Pepe and Nuno C. Santos and St{\'e}phane Udry and Ana{\"e}l W{\"u}nsche and Gilbert A. Esquerdo and David W. Latham and Courtney D. Dressing},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2017},
  volume={544},
  pages={333-336}
}
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