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An Earth-like planet could be orbiting a star just 16 light years away from our own solar system – and, scientists say it could exist in the habitable zone. 

In the nearby star system Gliese 832, scientists are so far aware of the existence of two exoplanets: a gas giant similar to Jupiter, and a rocky ‘super-Earth’ that sits very close to the host star.

Now, new calculations suggest there could be another world situated somewhere in between, with a mass between one and 15 times that of Earth.

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