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NASA Discovers New Double-Star Planet Systems

While long anticipated in both science and science fiction, the existence of a circumbinary planet -- a planet orbiting two stars - like "Tatooine" portrayed in the film Star Wars more than 30 years ago, was not definitively established until the discovery of Kepler-16b, announced in September 2011.
Today, using data from NASA's Kepler mission, astronomers announced the discovery of two new double-star planet systems - Kepler-34 and Kepler-35 - at the 219th meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Austin, Texas, Jan. 8-12, 2012.

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