NASA Releases Kepler Survey Catalog with Hundreds of New Planet Candidates

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NASA’s Kepler space telescope team has released a mission catalog of planet candidates that introduces 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which are near-Earth size and orbiting in their star’s habitable zone, which is the range of distance from a star where liquid water could pool on the surface of a rocky planet.

June 19, 2017
via NASA http://ift.tt/2sHDMbU

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