Simon Griffee · Time, light, movement & distance.

Interactive Visualization of 950+ Planets Discovered by NASA’s Kepler Mission ➶

6 August 2014

NASA’s Kepler mission has discovered more than 950 confirmed planets orbiting distant stars. Planets with a known size and orbit are shown below, including Kepler 186f, an Earth-size planet in the habitable zone.

Great visualization work by Jonathan Corum in the New York Times’s Space & Cosmos section. See more of Jonathan’s work here.