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5 accomplishments of the Kepler telescope
http://www.yttwebzine.com/2018/11/01/160183/five_accomplishments_of_the_kepler
11/01/2018 - 12:31 – The Kepler, which launched in 2009, has run out of fuel. Artist's concept: NASA ... . StudyHall.Rocks The Kepler Space Observatory is out of fuel and has been retired. But it will never be ... . And while it will no longer produce eye-popping discoveries, the Kepler, which launched in 2009, made ...
Last updated 2 years 12 weeks ago
Quick Study: Who was Johannes Kepler?
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03/30/2015 - 13:00 – Johannes Kepler discovered that Mars has an elliptical orbit. Image: Illustration taken ... “planet hunter" is the Kepler space observatory.      Last week, NASA's Kepler ... Trophy for Current Achievement. But long before the Kepler space observatory, there was Johannes Kepler ...
Last updated 5 years 37 weeks ago
Solar system with eight planets found
http://www.yttwebzine.com/2017/12/14/15/153667/nasa_finds_solar_system_with_eight_planets
12/14/2017 - 14:21 – the distant Kepler 90 system has eight planets also.       Researchers made the discovery using a ... computer taught to identify exoplanets in the light readings recorded by the Kepler space telescope. The ... computer analyzed data from Kepler and found a previously unknown planet, dubbed Kepler 90i ...
Last updated 3 years 6 weeks ago
Astronomers spot possible "exomoon"
http://www.yttwebzine.com/2017/07/31/150671/exomoon_candidate
07/31/2017 - 08:25 – .      This "exomoon candidate" orbits a planet in a solar system known as Kepler 1625, roughly ... NASA's Kepler space observatory. Launched in 2009, the robotic spacecraft took images of stars ...
Last updated 3 years 25 weeks ago
Scientists: 10 more planets could host life
http://www.yttwebzine.com/2017/06/19/149730/more_rocky_planets_found
06/19/2017 - 13:34 – life.     Using data from the Kepler space observatory, scientists announced during a press ... distinctions about the size and type of planets. Here is the rundown: About Kepler: Launched in 2009 ... , Kepler is a robotic spacecraft that has taken images of stars. The instrument captures planets as they ...
Last updated 3 years 31 weeks ago
Neighboring exoplanets locked in orbit
http://www.yttwebzine.com/2017/05/23/149049/trappist_planets_locked_in_orbit
05/23/2017 - 09:34 – ) in Chile.     Scientists have been using information gathered by the Kepler Space Telescope to ...
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Telescope spots 1,284 new planets
http://www.yttwebzine.com/tomorrow/2016/05/10/136006/researcher_confirms_new_planets
05/10/2016 - 19:47 – verified 1,284 new planets.     The planets were found using data from the Kepler space telescope ... . Launched in 2009, the Kepler is a robotic spacecraft that has taken images of stars. The instrument ... , according to NASA. It is named for Johannes Kepler, the 16th century scholar who wrote about laws of ...
Last updated 4 years 37 weeks ago
Five exoplanet stories from 2014
http://www.yttwebzine.com/tomorrow/2014/12/29/103718/five_alien_planet_stories
12/29/2014 - 16:16 – February, NASA’s Kepler mission announced the discovery of 715 planets. The newly verified worlds orbit ... from 2014:     1. A wobbly planet: A world found by NASA's planet-hunting Kepler ... Kepler 186f, the planet is 500 light-years away.     4. Jumbo Earth: Researchers from the ...
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A primer: Earth's 'cousin' orbits distant star
http://www.yttwebzine.com/tomorrow/2014/04/17/86186/earth_cousin_orbits_distant_star
04/17/2014 - 20:00 – Artist's concept of Kepler 186f. Image: NASA Ames/SETI Institute/JPL-Caltech ... ours orbiting the habitable zone of its star.      Dubbed Kepler 186f, the planet is 500 light ... milestone in the work of scientists studying data from the Kepler Space Telescope. Launched in 2009, Kepler ...
Last updated 6 years 12 weeks ago
NASA In Brief -- Scientists discover 715 new worlds; spacesuit helmet leak probed
http://www.yttwebzine.com/tomorrow/2014/02/26/82958/scientists_discover_715_new_worlds
02/26/2014 - 09:00Kepler mission on Feb. 26 announced the discovery of 715 planets. These newly verified worlds orbit 305 ... planet, all of which were detected in the first two years of Kepler's observations -- May 2009 to ... in part on the logic of probability. Kepler observes 150,000 stars, and has found a few thousand of ...
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