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Find out how you can help look for transiting extrasolar planets.
More than 100 planets have been found outside our solar system, most of them around stars much like our own sun. The discoveries are teaching astronomers about how solar systems form and offer the tantalizing hope of one day finding extraterrestrial life. Unfortunately, detecting these planets — especially those with orbital periods longer than about a week — requires a lot of precious telescope time. So a team of professional astronomers have set up a website, Transitsearch.org, to...

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