Hawaii Scientists discover three-planet system using Kepler Space Telescope

January 17, 2015 2:18 PM

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Hawaii Scientists discover three-planet system using Kepler Space Telescope

NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler space has discovered a star that hosts three Earth-sized planets. The discovered star known as EPIC 201367065 is a cool red M-dwarf about half the size and mass of our own sun.

This discovery indicates that they are favorable for atmospheric studies due to their close orbit to the bright star.

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