Kepler-15

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Kepler-15
Characteristics
Spectral type G
Astrometry
Distance ? pc
Details
Mass 1.018 +0.052
−0.044
 M
Radius 0.992 +0.070
−0.058
 R
Luminosity about 0.92 L
Temperature 5595 (± 120) K
Metallicity +0.36 (± 0.07)
Rotational velocity (v sin i) about 2.0 km/s
Age about 3.7 Gyr
Other designations
KOI 128, KIC 11359879

Kepler-15 is a star that is host to the planet Kepler-15b.[1] It is a G-type main sequence star with a mass of 1.018 M.[2] It is also known as KOI-128,[3] or KIC 11359879.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Extrasolar Planet Encyclopaedia — Catalog Listing". Exoplanet.eu. 2011-08-02. Retrieved 2013-02-28. 
  2. ^ Michael Endl; MacQueen; Cochran; Erik Brugamyer; Buchhave; Jason Rowe; Phillip Lucas; Howard Issacson et al. (1970). "Kepler-15". arXiv:1107.2596v1 [astro-ph.EP].
  3. ^ "TEPCat: Kepler-15". Astro.keele.ac.uk. 2013-02-21. Retrieved 2013-02-28. 
  4. ^ Borucki; Koch; Gibor Basri; Natalie Batalha; Brown; Bryson; Douglas Caldwell; Jørgen Christensen-Dalsgaard et al. (1970). "Kepler-15". arXiv:1102.0541v1 [astro-ph.EP].

Coordinates: Sky map 19h 44m 48.14s, +47° 08′ 24.5″