- NASA finds Kepler 452b, part of an Earth-sun twin solar system
- Watch Planet Hunters on The Nature of Things
Closest 'transiting' planet
- A small one with a mass 2.7 times that of Earth a little farther from the star, orbiting once every 6.8 days.
- A Neptune-like planet with a mass nine times that of the Earth, which orbits once every 47 days.
- A giant planet with 62 times the mass of the Earth, orbiting about twice as far from its star as the Earth is from the Sun, once every 1,190 days.