PIA13351: Worlds on the Edge (Artist's Concept)
 Target Name:  NGC 6791
 Mission:  Kepler
 Product Size:  3000 x 2400 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  IPAC-Caltech
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA13351.tif (21.6 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA13351.jpg (200.1 kB)

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This artist's concept illustrates the two Saturn-sized planets discovered by NASA's Kepler mission. The star system is oriented edge-on, as seen by Kepler, such that both planets cross in front, or transit, their star, named Kepler-9. This is the first star system found to have multiple transiting planets.

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