Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Details on Acronym:   Kepler
   Kepler (Kepler famous astronomer) Write:<<Kepler -NNNNA>>
<<Kepler -NNNNAa>> Object:* + Poss. Pl  (SIMBAD class: Unknown = Object of unknown nature) Note:The Kepler Mission is a search for terrestrial planets by monitoring a large ensemble of stars for the periodic transits of planets.
Confirmed planets are named Kepler followed by a hyphen, a number for the planetary system, and a letter designating the first, second, etc. confirmed planet as ?b?, ?c?, etc.
A table of the confirmed planets is available at http://kepler.nasa.gov/Mission/discoveries/
First publications by Borucki et al. (2010ApJ...713L.126B), Rowe et al. (2010ApJ...713L.150R). Auth.:BORUCKI W.
Originof the Acronym: p = Pre-registered to IAU Comm.5
Details on Acronym:   Kepler
   Kepler (Kepler famous astronomer) ====>Equivalent to: KIC Originof the Acronym: p = Pre-registered to IAU Comm.5

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