The hunt is on for exomoons around alien planets and scientists may have just found one

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Time for another tantalizing glimpse of what alien solar systems might look like.

The hunt is on for exomoons around alien planets and scientists may have just found one : Read more
I looked at the up-to-date version of The Extrasolar Encyclopedia main database at http://exoplanet.eu/catalog/ and could not find any entry for Kepler 1708 b. Has that planet indeed been confirmed and if so why isn't the parent planet of this second proposed exomoon listed in The Extrasolar Encyclopedia? Alternatively, if Kepler 1708 b is listed in the Extrasolar Encyclopedia is listed with some other name or designation such KIC or KOI something or other, what is that catalog name corresponding to the parent planet Kepler 1708 b associated with this second exomoon candidate of a planet around Kepler 1708 b. Also what are some of the characteristics of the parent planet Kepler 1708 b such as how far from Earth this system is, what type of parent star is in this system, how far from its parent star the planet Kepler 1708 b is, how elliptical the orbit of Kepler 1708 b is etc.
 
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If we are going to find signs of life i think the Exo's will be the places.
So much going for them, math good for stability of climate and protection from radiation/flares from a wide set of star types.

Earth/moon systems are sure to be a very odd rare setup for life.
 

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I looked at the up-to-date version of The Extrasolar Encyclopedia main database at http://exoplanet.eu/catalog/ and could not find any entry for Kepler 1708 b. Has that planet indeed been confirmed and if so why isn't the parent planet of this second proposed exomoon listed in The Extrasolar Encyclopedia? Alternatively, if Kepler 1708 b is listed in the Extrasolar Encyclopedia is listed with some other name or designation such KIC or KOI something or other, what is that catalog name corresponding to the parent planet Kepler 1708 b associated with this second exomoon candidate of a planet around Kepler 1708 b. Also what are some of the characteristics of the parent planet Kepler 1708 b such as how far from Earth this system is, what type of parent star is in this system, how far from its parent star the planet Kepler 1708 b is, how elliptical the orbit of Kepler 1708 b is etc.
Okay, the .eu site is updated now with 1708 b and 1708 b-i with properties shown. http://exoplanet.eu/catalog/kepler-1708_b/, and http://exoplanet.eu/catalog/kepler-1708_b-i/

The NASA site is updated too, https://exoplanetarchive.ipac.caltech.edu/overview/Kepler-1708 b#planet_Kepler-1708-b_collapsible

I use both sites in my MS ACCESS DB. These two sites update frequently.
 
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Okay, the .eu site is updated now with 1708 b and 1708 b-i with properties shown. http://exoplanet.eu/catalog/kepler-1708_b/, and http://exoplanet.eu/catalog/kepler-1708_b-i/

The NASA site is updated too, https://exoplanetarchive.ipac.caltech.edu/overview/Kepler-1708 b#planet_Kepler-1708-b_collapsible

I use both sites in my MS ACCESS DB. These two sites update frequently.
Thank you. This morning, I checked the Extrasolar Encyclopedia and their update of Kepler 1708 b and its moon Kepler 1708 b i so I'm all caught up with the information now in this regard.
 

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