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Planetas y lunas

Un nuevo satélite estudiará exoplanetas

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29 octubre 2012
Artist impression of Cheops
Credits: University of Bern
Planet transit in front of a star
One of the methods for detecting exoplanets is to look for the drop in brightness they cause when they pass in front of their parent star. Such a celestial alignment is known as a planetary transit.
Credits: CNES
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