Kepler discovers Earth-size planet candidates

Title

Kepler discovers Earth-size planet candidates

Subject

astronomy, space, Kepler, NASA, planets,

Description

NASA's Kepler mission has discovered its first Earth-size planet candidates and its first candidates in the habitable zone, a region where liquid water could exist on a planet's surface. Five of the potential planets are near Earth-size and orbit in the habitable zone of smaller, cooler stars than our sun.

Creator

NASA.gov

Source

2011-2-4

Format

2:45 min

Type

mp4

Duration

2:45 min

Producer

NASA.gov

Files

Citation

NASA.gov, “Kepler discovers Earth-size planet candidates,” Digitalibra, accessed January 19, 2022, https://digitalibra.omeka.net/items/show/27.