First Light, First Flight
By Mike Deliman
Kepler Space Telescope recently had it's First Light images released! Just how many stars do you think Kepler is watching every day and night?
This star in the circle is TrES2, a star known to have a planet around it. It's in a cluster of stars known as NGC6791. Zooming out more, here's an inverted-image of Kepler's entire field of view. How much of the field of view do you think was in that second picture?