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NASA Kepler telescope doubles number of known planets outside solar system – Washington Post

Washington PostTo the list of planets orbiting distant stars, add another 715. That’s the number of planets, strewn among 305 planetary systems, popping out of the observational data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope. “We’ve almost doubled today the number of planets …From Kepler Data, Astronomers Find Galaxy Filled With More but Smaller WorldsNew York TimesNASA […]

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Diving Into Kepler Data, Astronomers Discover Hundreds of Planets – New York Times

New York TimesKepler’s view of the sky taken in 2009. Its mission was to hunt for exoplanets among the approximately 4.5 million stars pictured here. Credit NASA/Ames/JPL-Caltech. the main story. the main story. the …Kepler spots 715 new planets thanks to detection breakthroughRegisterKepler telescope bags huge haul of planetsBBC NewsNASA announces mother lode of new […]