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Fraser
2011-Dec-05, 08:10 PM
Scientists from the Kepler mission announced this morning*the first confirmed exoplanet orbiting in the habitable zone of a Sun-like star, the region where liquid water could exist on the surface of a rocky planet like Earth. Evidence for others has already been found by Kepler, but this is the first confirmation. The planet, Kepler-22b, is [...]

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captainbacon
2011-Dec-05, 10:01 PM
Hi Fraser and Everyone,

Does anyone know where in the sky the Kepler 22 star is? is the star even visable to the naked eye?

Thanks,

cb