The Kepler mission by NASA has discovered more than 100 planets that orbit stars. Jonathan Corum for The New York Times visualized the ones with known size and orbit using small multiples. Scroll all the way down for our solar system as a point of reference.
Orbiting planets found by NASA Kepler mission
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Most Common Use of Time, By Age and Sex
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