Nasa Spots 'Star Wars' Planet With Two Suns

A planet with two suns has been discovered by Nasa - drawing comparisons with a fictional world in Star Wars.

The discovery was made through the Kepler spacecraft, an observatory that is looking for other planets orbiting other stars.

The new planet - called Kepler-16b - is the most "Tatooine-like" planet yet found in our galaxy.

Tatooine was the name given to Luke Skywalker's home in the Star Wars films.

Unlike Tatooine, Kepler-16b is not thought to be habitable.

It is a cold world, with a gaseous surface, and as it circles two stars, will have two sunsets over the horizon instead of the Earth's one.

The largest of the two stars, a K dwarf, is about 69% the mass of our Sun, and the smallest, a red dwarf, is about 20% the Sun's mass.

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