The Chronicle -

By Dana Merryday
Chronicle Columnist 

Out of this world!


March 21, 2019

Photo provided/ NASA/Tim Pyle

Pictured is Kepler-11, home to six exoplanets.

If you haven't taken advantage of the excellent exhibition, NASA's Discover Exoplanets at the Cottage Grove Public Library yet, time is slipping through your fingers.

It will be at the Cottage Grove Library through April 20. And it's not just the exhibit itself, there are all sorts of activities connected to Exoplanets culminating in a big costume and dance party that will be "out of this world."

But before we get the telescope before the star, just what is an exoplanet?

When I was a kid in school we were very excited about studying the nine planets that orbit our sun. This was heighten...

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