How many Earth twins are out there? Hundreds possibly

NASA’s recent discovery of Kepler-186f, the first habitable Earth-sized planet is big news in humankind’s long search for extraterrestrial life.

A universe full of exoplanets: Thanks to the Kepler Space Telescope, which was launched in 2009 to hunt planets across the universe, we’ve managed to find around 1800 exoplanets so far, many of which have been discovered in just the last year or so.

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Earthrise,” as photographed by the Apollo 8 crew on Christmas Eve 1968, laid over NASA’s 2013 recreation using Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) data.



Starless Nebula NGC6188 in Narrowband by Fred Vanderhaven

NGC 6188 is an emission nebula located about 4,000 light years away in the constellation Ara. The bright open cluster NGC 6193, visible to the naked eye, is responsible for a region of reflection nebulosity within NGC 6188.

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