NASA’s Kepler Mission Discovers 11 New Extrasolar Systems with 26 Exoplanets

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NASA’s Kepler mission has discovered 11 new planetary systems, with an additional 26 confirmed planets, which actually doubles the number of verified Kepler planets and triples the number of stars known to have more than one planet. It’s hoped that such systems might elucidate how planets are formed.

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