Six planets have been found to orbit the sun-like star Kepler-11. NASA found that sometimes two or more planets pass in front of the star simultaneously, as represented in this artist's conceptual work recreating an event observed by NASA's Kepler spacecraft on Aug. 26, 2010.
Kepler's planets displayed by size comparison.
An artist's conception of the Kepler-11 planetary system and our solar system.
NASA's Kepler space telescope observes a star, Kepler-11