4 new Exoplanets discovered, astronomers find out what they’re made of in just 1 hour

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There are several ways astronomers discover and study exoplanets, each with their advantages and disadvantages. The Kepler space observatory, for example, looks at a patch of the sky containing some 150,000 stars and detects minute changes in brightness, which indicate a planet passing in front of the star.

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