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A planet 1,200 light-years away is a good prospect for a habitable world

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An artist’s conception of Kepler-62f, a planet in the ‘habitable zone’ of a star located about 1,200 light-years from Earth.Credit: NASA Ames/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle