First Detection of Super-Earth Atmosphere | For the first time astronomers were able to analyse the atmosphere of an exoplanet in the class known as super-Earths. the exoplanet 55 Cancri e is revealed to have a dry atmosphere without any indications of water vapour. The atmosphere consists mainly of hydrogen and helium.
The Habitable Exoplanets Catalog now list a dozen object of interest as potentially habitable worlds with the addition of two planets, Gliese 667C e and f (Gliese 667C c was known since early 2012). Image released June 25, 2013.