Artist's impression of the newly discovered exoplanets
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Seven exoplanets discovered in another solar system

23 February 2017 Last updated at 08:29 GMT

Astronomers have discovered seven Earth-sized exoplanets in another solar system.

Six of them are in what's called the temperate zone, which is an area where the temperature is thought to be between 0 and 100 degree celsius.

The researchers say that all seven could potentially support liquid water on the surface, depending on the other properties of those planets.

But only three are within the conventional "habitable" zone where life is considered a possibility.

Find out more from Professor of Astrophysics, Tim O' Brien.