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NASA's Kepler Finds Earth-Sized Planet Candidates in Habitable Zone
NASA's Kepler Finds Earth-Sized Planet Candidates in Habitable Zone
NASA's Kepler Finds Earth-Sized Planet Candidates in Habitable Zone
NASA's Kepler Finds Earth-Sized Planet Candidates in Habitable Zone
NASA's Kepler Finds Earth-Sized Planet Candidates in Habitable Zone
NASA's Kepler Finds Earth-Sized Planet Candidates in Habitable Zone
NASA's Kepler Finds Earth-Sized Planet Candidates in Habitable Zone
NASA's Kepler Finds Earth-Sized Planet Candidates in Habitable Zone
NASA's Kepler Finds Earth-Sized Planet Candidates in Habitable Zone
NASA's Kepler Finds Earth-Sized Planet Candidates in Habitable Zone
NASA's Kepler Finds Earth-Sized Planet Candidates in Habitable Zone
NASA's Kepler Finds Earth-Sized Planet Candidates in Habitable Zone
NASA's Kepler Finds Earth-Sized Planet Candidates in Habitable Zone
NASA's Kepler Finds Earth-Sized Planet Candidates in Habitable Zone
NASA's Kepler Finds Earth-Sized Planet Candidates in Habitable Zone
NASA's Kepler Finds Earth-Sized Planet Candidates in Habitable Zone
NASA's Kepler Finds Earth-Sized Planet Candidates in Habitable Zone
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NASA's Kepler Finds Earth-Sized Planet Candidates in Habitable Zone

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NASA's Kepler mission has discovered its first Earth-size planet candidates and its first candidates in the habitable zone, a region where liquid water could exist on a planet's surface. Five are both …

NASA's Kepler mission has discovered its first Earth-size planet candidates and its first candidates in the habitable zone, a region where liquid water could exist on a planet's surface. Five are both near Earth-size and orbit in the habitable zone of their stars. The discoveries are part of several hundred new planet candidates identified in new Kepler mission science data, released on Tuesday, Feb. 1. The findings increase the number of planet candidates identified by Kepler to-date to 1,235. 170 stars show evidence of multiple planetary candidates. Kepler-11 has the most confirmed transiting planets ever discovered and all six of its planets have orbits smaller than Venus, and five of the six have orbits smaller than Mercury's.

http://kepler.nasa.gov/news/index.cfm?NewsID=98

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