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Rebooted Kepler Spacecraft Hauls in the Planets


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Disintegrating planet around white dwarf star

The K2 mission spotted a disintegrating planet swirling around a white dwarf star.

Credit: Mark A. Garlick

In the second phase of its life as a planet hunter, NASA's Kepler spacecraft is raking in exoplanet discoveries that are surprisingly different from those found during its first iteration.

From Nature
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