NASA Confirms Over 5000 Exoplanet Discoveries

In March 2022, Astronomers have now confirmed more than 5,000 exoplanets – planets beyond our solar system. But it’s just a fraction of the likely hundreds of billions of such planets in our Milky Way galaxy.

There are 300 billion stars in the Milky Way and 1 trillion in Andremeda. There are likely over a trillion exoplanets in the Milky Way.