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NASA has not yet decided whether to keep using the crippled Kepler telescope on a scaled-back basis.
It was also revealed at the American Astronomical Society meeting in Washinton on Monday that the Kepler Telescope had found two unclassifiable objects circling a star.
Nasa's Kepler telescope is so powerful that from space it can detect someone on Earth turning off a porch light at night.
The Kepler telescope will watch the stars for any dimming as planets pass them.
It will carry the Kepler telescope to scour 100,000 stars in the Milky Way's "Goldilocks zone" - where conditions are neither too hot nor too cold for life.
The planet was detected by the Kepler telescope, a National Aeronautics and Space Administration orbiting platform that examines the galaxy for subtle changes in brightness that indicate an orbiting planet is crossing in front of a star.
NASA's amazing Kepler telescope has unlocked another phenomenal space secret - and many of these new planets could be just like Earth.
18), the Kepler telescope found at least 3,500 likely planets orbiting other stars.
Extrapolating from data collected by the Kepler telescope, NASA has calculated that at least 8.
In their discovery of Kepler 78b, the team looked through more than 150,000 stars that were monitored by the Kepler Telescope, a NASA space observatory that surveys a slice of the galaxy.
Dips in the data In their discovery of Kepler 78b, the team that wrote the Astrophysical Journal paper looked through more than 150,000 stars that were monitored by the Kepler Telescope, a NASA space observatory that surveys a slice of the galaxy.