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Dashrath: Kepler-235e

With roughly a six week year (46 days) and two and half times the size of the Earth, time spent exploring Kepler-235e would go by fast and yet feel as though there’s so much more to see. 205 more words


Caim: Kepler-155c

Relatively speaking, Kepler-155c has gotten little attention. In the habitable zone with a 52 day year, it orbits an orange dwarf, and can be considered a super-Earth since it’s nearly two and half times larger than our planet.  252 more words


Saturn at Solar Conjunction

Monday November 30th the planet Saturn will have reached the astronomical coordinates that officially place it at solar conjunction. From our perspective the planet is behind the Sun, or on the opposite side of the Sun from the Earth. 178 more words


Hiraeth: Kepler-442b

Phaeton, Melior, Azizos, and Arsu are all planets that orbit red dwarf stars or M-type stars. 442b is the first of the Kepler habitable exoplanets that I’ll be looking at orbiting K-type stars. 285 more words


Your HORROR - Scope for the week of: Nov. 29th, 2015

Good day my friends.

Another perfect package of predictions has been perpetrated for you.

We here at HORROR – Scope Central have done our best to give you a heads-up for the rest of the week, and into the future. 806 more words


"What have I learned?  Of them?  Of me?"

“What have I learned? Of them? Of me?”

(a fragment from “Ulysses”)


A New Dwarf Planet? Astronomer Jean-Luc Margot has come up with...

A New Dwarf Planet?

Astronomer Jean-Luc Margot has come up with a new definition for planets that may help us categorize worlds outside of the solar system, and we may have also discovered a new dwarf planet within the solar system!

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