Quick Kepler note

Just got a message from Kepler Co-Investigator Natalie Batalha, San José State University, informing us that 

a couple of minor glitches will probably delay “first light”

by a couple of days or so.

Overall, though, everything is going very well.

Looks like we’ll have to wait a bit more…guess it will only entice our curiosity…

Stay alert for more details.

EDITED on March 25, 7.58 AM UTC:

Natalie Batalha explained us the reason for the slight delay:

It took longer than expected to get really good calibration images.

 We did an extra telescope pointing just to be sure we got what we needed.

Still according to Batalha, there were some commemorations over Kepler’s “beautiful “dark” exposures”…

Now…let there be light!

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