Kepler Space Telescope

Three Earth-Sized Planets Found 160 Light-Years Away
June 08, 2018
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Three Earth-Sized Planets Found 160 Light-Years Away

Astronomers collected data from the K2 mission of NASA’s Kepler satellite. Thus, finding three Earth-sized planets in a solar system 160 light-years away. These mysterious worlds lie in the constellation of the Sextant at 50 parsecs from the Sun. They orbit too close to their parent star. Therefore, they may be too hot...

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Kepler Space Telescope is Running out of Fuel
March 24, 2018
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Kepler Space Telescope is Running out of Fuel

NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope is coming to an end and we just aren’t ready for it. The legendary telescope was the real planet hunter. Astronomers launched the spacecraft on March 7, 2009, into an Earth-trailing heliocentric orbit. As of March 8th, 2018, astronomers have confirmed the existence of 3,743...

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Three Super-Earths Found Orbiting Cool Dwarf Star
January 30, 2018
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Three Super-Earths Found Orbiting Cool Dwarf Star

Astronomers have found three super-Earths orbiting around a cool star called LP 415-17. They used data from the NASA Kepler spacecraft’s reborn K2 mission. They have achieved this discovery using data from the NASA Kepler spacecraft’s reborn K2 mission. The finding is reported January 18 in a paper published on the arXiv...

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Artificial Intelligence Helps NASA Discover Eighth Planet Around a Star
December 18, 2017
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Artificial Intelligence Helps NASA Discover Eighth Planet Around a Star

It’s the first time that astronomers are using artificial intelligence to discover planets. NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope made the new discovery. So, our solar system doesn’t have the most planets anymore. Kepler telescope discovered an eighth planet orbiting around a Sun-like star 2,545 light-years from Earth....

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NASA to make Big Reveal about an Exoplanet on Thursday
December 11, 2017
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NASA to make Big Reveal about an Exoplanet on Thursday

Kepler space telescope is now finding alien worlds with the help of artificial intelligence. So, NASA wants to make a big reveal on Thursday. So, the space agency is about to give us some great news this week. The agency has called for a teleconference on Thursday (December 14) at 1 p.m. EST (1800 GMT), thus, revealing a new...

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It Snows Sunscreen in this Extra Weird Planet – Hubble Discovers
October 28, 2017
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It Snows Sunscreen in this Extra Weird Planet – Hubble Discovers

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is continuing to amaze us with the discoveries of so many weird exoplanets. In this weird planet, it snows sunscreen. This time, the legendary telescope has found a scorching hot planet outside our solar system where it “snows” titanium dioxide. This ingredient is the most active...

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