News of the new planets, Lemonick reports, follows grand picture shows by NASA that have also awed the astronomical world gathered in San Antonio. On Monday the space agency unvieled images from the Hubbell space craft showing galaxies never seen before. And on Tueday NASA released pictures showing the death throws of stars. "We've known for a long time how stellar objects burn up and that it's a fate our own sun will one day endure," says Lemonick. "But we've never had such incredible pictures showing the process in such detail." Said astronomer Howard Bond: "We've only got five billion years to get out of town."