The count of candidate exoplanets found by Kepler has now risen another 503 to 3,216, of which only 132 have been confirmed.


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The count of candidate exoplanets found by Kepler has now risen another 503 to 3,216, of which only 132 have been confirmed.

These new exoplanets were found before the telescope failed but the data for them is only now being released.

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