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ExoWorlds SPies

ExoWorlds Spies in Popular Astronomy

Citizen Science at Holomon Astronomical Station. By Alice Sheppard!

Space telescopes such us Kepler can obtain light curves from thousands of stars, allowing such projects as Planet Hunters to find many exoplanets. With thousands having been discovered now, how can our space telescopes keep track of these exoplanets in the long term? How confident are we of al the orbital periods of all the exoplanets, for example?