Artist's rendering of planet Kepler 16b, a.k.a. Tatooine

This just in from space: The newly-discovered planet Kepler 16b already has a movie-friendly nickname courtesy of the astronomers who found it: Tatooine. That's because it's the first planet that earthbound stargazers have ever found which orbits two suns -- just like Luke Skywalker's home world in 'Star Wars.'
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