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Tuesday, 05 January 2010 03:37

Five new exoplanets found by Kepler telescope

The Kepler Space Telescope has discovered five new planets and they are being called Kepler 4b, 5b, 6b, 7b, and 8b.

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The Kepler Mission to find exosolar planets is just out of the starting gate, and it has already verified that it is up to the challenge of finding exoplanets (those that orbit stars other than the Sun) about the size of Earth. Kepler is the Exoplanet-Hunter!

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NASA's Spitzer space telescope has been detecting infrared light from distant objects for over five years. But it has almost run out of the liquid helium which makes that possible by cooling the instruments to within 3 degrees of absolute zero.

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