Astronomers Discover Planet Orbiting Two Suns

September 15, 2011 Updated Sep 15, 2011 at 6:03 PM EDT

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Astronomers Discover Planet Orbiting Two Suns

September 15, 2011 Updated Sep 15, 2011 at 6:03 PM EDT

A planet that orbits two suns has been confirmed in space for the first time by astronomers, according to a story on Space.com

According to the story, scientists using NASA's Kepler space telescope captured details of the planet in orbit around a pair of binary stars that make up a space system around 200 light years away.

Watch video and read the Space.com story HERE.