An Earth-Sized Planet in the Habitable Zone of a Cool Star

@article{Quintana2014AnEP,
  title={An Earth-Sized Planet in the Habitable Zone of a Cool Star},
  author={Elisa V. Quintana and Thomas Barclay and Sean N. Raymond and Jason F. Rowe and {\'E}meline Bolmont and Douglas A. Caldwell and Steve B. Howell and Stephen R. Kane and Daniel Huber and Justin R. Crepp and Jack J. Lissauer and David R. Ciardi and Jeffrey L. Coughlin and Mark E. Everett and Christopher E. Henze and Elliott P. Horch and Howard T. Isaacson and Eric B. Ford and Fred C. Adams and Martin D. Still and Roger C. Hunter and Billy Quarles and Franck Selsis},
  journal={Science},
  year={2014},
  volume={344},
  pages={277 - 280}
}
Starry Brightness The high photometric precision of NASA's Kepler observatory has enabled the detection of many planets because they cause slight dimming of their host stars as they orbit in front of them. From these data, Quintana et al. (p. 277) have spotted a five-planet system around a small star. Here, the outermost planet is only 10% larger than Earth and completes its 130-day orbit entirely within the habitable zone, where liquid water could exist on its surface. Similarly, Kepler can… Expand

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