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NASA27sKeplerMission

By Leroy Rodriguez,2014-04-15 03:17
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NASA27sKeplerMission

    NASAs Kepler missions

    has discovered the first

    system of mutable planets,

    orbiting a pair of stars or as

    the astronauts call it a

    binary system. Located in constellations of Cygnus of four thousand and nine hundred light years from Earth, the discovery of Kepler-47 proves that more than one planet can

    form and persist while orbiting

    two stars. One star is similar to

    the Sun in size, but only eighty

    four percent of its bright. The

    second star is only one third

    the size of the Sun and less than one percent of its bright.

    The inner planet, Kepler-47b, is the smallest known orbit around two stars. The outer planet, Kepler-47c, is a gases giant, more than four times the size of Earth. As the

    physicists believe it might have

    an atmosphere with thick bright

    water clouds, it orbits its whole

    star every 303 days pacing in the

    so-called habitable zone. This is

    the region system where liquid water could exist on the surface of the orbiting planet. While not a word thought to be hospitable for life, Kepler-47c is the first known binary planet found in the

    habitable zone of its stars

    and demonstrates the

    diversity planetary systems

    in our galaxy. The discovery represents an important step for the Kepler mission in the ever defined Earth size planet in the habitable zone of their host stars.

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