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SDSU Astronomers Discover 10th Known ‘Tatoonie’ Planet

San Diego State University astronomers using data from NASA’s Kepler spacecraft have discovered the tenth known “circumbinary planet” that orbits two stars. Like the fictional planet “Tatooine” from Star Wars, inhabitants of a such a planet would see two suns in its sky. Known as Kepler-453 b, the new planet is described in an article published last week in The Astrophysical Journal. […]