Space Fan News 8 Kepler Triples Number of Known Exoplanets Become a Planet Hunter

On Feb. 2nd, 2011 the NASA Kepler team announced another data release. This one contains candidates for 1235 stars with planets orbiting them. Of those, 54 are within the habitable zone! Kepler has woken up and is now fulfilling its promise to ans

Published on 5th Feb, 2011

On Feb. 2nd, 2011 the NASA Kepler team announced another data release. This one contains candidates for 1235 stars with planets orbiting them. Of those, 54 are within the habitable zone! Kepler has woken up and is now fulfilling its promise to answer the question of how many Earth-like planets are there?

Press Release:
http://www.nasa.gov/audience/formedia/features/MP_Photo_Guidelines.html

Also check out http://planethunters.org and find some planets yourself