This month's articleEdit
Ixionidae is the nearest known exoplanet from Earth. The planet orbits around the nearest star system Alpha Centauri around the component star Alpha Centauri B, 4.4 light-years away from us. The planet masses 1.28 times that of Earth and takes 3.236 days to orbit at a distance of just more than 1⁄30 the Earth-Sun distance. Due to its small distance, the planet torches at a temperature of 1400°F, and is a lava planet due to this high temp and strong tidal forces from its nearby sun.
This month's imageEdit
City planets have patterns of lighting on the night side seen from space. In this view, circle patterns are seen along with edge of daylight in the crescent phase.