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NASA Releases Kepler Survey Catalog with Hundreds of New Planet Candidates

Categories: Science/Technology

Agency press release on 219 new candidates for consideration as planets, including 10 of near-Earth size and orbiting in their star’s habitable zone.  Comes from space observations in the Cygnus Constellation by the Kepler space telescope team.  From the National Aeronautics and Space Administration