Friday, September 16, 2011

NASA Discovers Planet That Orbits Two Suns

This artist's concept illustrates Kepler-16b, the first planet known to definitively orbit two stars -- what's called a circumbinary planet. The planet, which can be seen in the foreground, was discovered by NASA's Kepler mission.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle
This makes me so happy. Go to NASA to see the image full size and to read more about it.

1 comment:

  1. I know people have already said this, but:
    I think they should re-name it Tatooine.