Rocky extrasolar planet discovered

Has been identified in February of this year the extrasolar planet ever discovered smaller and faster (shown a reconstruction of Corot-7b).
The discovery was made by the Corot satellite, developed cooperatively by the French Space Agency (CNES) and the European Space Agency (ESA). The planet, called Corot-7b, is located in the constellation Monoceros (Unicorn) at a distance of about 500 light years from Earth.
Recently I put together some information about the planet by the European Southern Observatory (ESO) at La Silla in Chile, the results of which were published in the journal Astronomy and Astrophysics.
From the information gathered Corot-7b has a mass equal to 5 times the mass of Earth and a radius almost twice that of the Earth. The density of the planet is similar to that of the Earth. Its distance from the star is 2.5 million miles, and its period of rotation is about 20 hours. The planet moves in its orbit at a speed of around 750 thousand kilometers per hour, a rate seven times higher than that of the Earth.
The temperature can reach up to 2000 degrees during the day while at night it drops to 200 degrees.

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