Stunning clip shows thousands of planets found by NASA since 1992

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NASA has released a stunning visualisation of all the exoplanets it has ever spotted, including those from dedicated world-hunting crafts Kepler and TESS.

The first exoplanets - a world not in our own solar system but orbiting another star - was spotted in 1992 going round the pulsar PSR 1257+12.

Since then NASA has found more than 4,000 - crossing the landmark figure last month.

The incredible visualisation of where each exoplanet is in the night sky was made by NASA using data from System Sounds, a science outreach project.

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