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NASA's Kepler provides another peek at ultra-cool neighbor

Science Daily Sunday, 12 March 2017
On Feb. 22, astronomers announced that the ultra-cool dwarf star, TRAPPIST-1, hosts a total of seven Earth-size planets that are likely rocky, a discovery made by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope in combination with ground-based telescopes. NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telescope also has been observing this star since December 2016. Today these additional data about TRAPPIST-1 from Kepler are available to the scientific community.
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News video: Kepler's Pixelated Trappist 1

Kepler's Pixelated Trappist 1 00:51

When scientists and NASA announced the discovery of Trappist-1 last month, it came with the unusual addendum that raw observations of the star by the Kepler Space Telescope would be made available to the public as soon as they make it back to Earth. That first download of data from Kepler came in...

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