View Full Version : NASA Spots Star Wars-Like Planet Orbiting Two Stars

09-15-2011, 04:12 PM
NASA scientists today announced (http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/kepler/news/kepler-16b.html) a new planet called Kepler-16b that orbits two stars, a discovery that seems to bring to life the fictional Luke Skywalker home of Tatooine with its double sunset.


The system spotted by NASA consists of one star orbiting another, with the planet Kepler-16b circling both stars. Unlike the barren and rocky Tatooine from the Star Wars films, NASA believes

More... (http://www.sirstevesguide.com/content.php/417-NASA-Spots-Star-Wars-Like-Planet-Orbiting-Two-Stars)