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Release No.: 2011-06
For Release: Monday, February 14, 2011 - 4:00am

HARPS-N Instrument Will Help Confirm Kepler's Planet Finds

The HARPS-N spectrograph will be installed on the 3.6-meter Telescopio Nazionale Galileo in the Canary Islands.


Kepler spacecraft

NASA's Kepler spacecraft has identified more than 1,200 planetary candidates ranging in size from Earth to Jupiter. HARPS-N will help confirm Kepler's planet finds.