YZ Ceti b
A terrestrial exoplanet with a mass of 0.75 Earths, YZ Ceti b orbits a red dwarf star in the constellation Cetus. Occupying a system a mere 12 light-years away from our home planet, this exoplanet is a reminder of the great diversity of non-habitable worlds that are scattered across the universe.
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Eva Bod ’20
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