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Kepler Explorer App: Planets At Your Fingertips

Kepler Explorer, a new app for iPads and iPhones developed by OpenLab, provides interactive displays of recently discovered planetary systems based on Kepler data. The app starts with drop-down menus listing all the Kepler-discovered planetary systems, including our own solar system.The app is now available for free on the iTunes Apple Store.

Read more on Media Inaf (in Italian) and on the UCSC website In English).

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