The Urban Astronomer hosts the latest Carnival of Space.

“Kepler‘s final image […], taken on Sept. 25th, 2018, represents the “last light” obtained by the space telescope. The blackened gaps in the center and along the top are the result of earlier random part failures in the camera. However, these did not affect the rest of the instrument, nor did they interfere with Kepler obtaining this last glimpse at the cosmos.” – Universe Today

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