Astronomy Cast

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Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos.


Ep. 364: The COROT Mission

January 26th, 2015

Episode 398 of 460 episodes

Before NASA’s Kepler mission searched for exoplanets using the transit method, there was the European COROT mission, launched in 2006. It was sent to search for planets with short orbital periods and find solar oscillations in stars. It was an incredibly productive mission, and the focus of today’s show.

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