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Artificial Intelligence, Nasa Data Used to Discover Eighth Planet Circling Distant Star


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Eighth planet in Kepler-90 system

With the discovery of an eighth planet, the Kepler-90 system is the first to tie with our solar system in number of planets.

Credit: NASA/Ames Research Center/Wendy Stenzel

Our solar system now is tied for most number of planets around a single star, with the recent discovery of an eighth planet circling Kepler-90, a Sun-like star 2,545 light years from Earth. The planet was discovered in data from NASA's Kepler Space Telescope.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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