Astronomers discover the last three planets observed by NASA’s Kepler space telescope before dark

Final observing campaign of NASA's Kepler Space Telescope

With the help of citizen scientists, astronomers have discovered what may be the last three planets the Kepler Space Telescope saw before it was retired. This illustration depicts NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope, which retired in October 2018, and three planets discovered in its final days of data. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech (K. Walbolt) In its last days … Read more