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Billions and Billions of Planets

A new analysis of data from NASA's Kepler mission finds evidence for at least 100 billion planets in our galaxy. An assortment of planets beyond our solar system is depicted in this artist's concept. Image credit: NASA/Ames/JPL-Caltech

Look up at the night sky and you'll see stars, sure. But the sky is also filled with planets -- billions and billions of them at least.

"There are at least 100 billion planets in the galaxy, just our galaxy," says John Johnson, assistant professor of planetary astronomy at Caltech and coauthor of the study, which was recently accepted for publication in the Astrophysical Journal. "That's mind-boggling."

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...but just in case you've forgotten:

15:6.10 The superuniverse of Orvonton is illuminated and warmed by more than ten trillion blazing suns. These suns are the stars of your observable astronomic system. More than two trillion are too distant and too small ever to be seen from Urantia. But in the master universe there are as many suns as there are glasses of water in the oceans of your world.

...and if around each of these suns (stars) there are planets, we can expect to find out about even more "out there..."

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