Kepler-24

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Kepler-24

A diagram of the Kepler-24 System, compared to our Inner Solar System.
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Lyra[1]
Right ascension 19h 21m 39.0s
Declination +38° 20′ 37″
Apparent magnitude (V) 15.5[2]
Characteristics
Spectral type G5[3]
Astrometry
Distance 620[3] ly
(190 pc)
Details
Mass 1.11[2] M
Radius 1.07 ± 0.16[2] R
Luminosity 0.79 ± 0.04[2] L
Temperature 5800 ± 200[2] K
Metallicity [Fe/H] –0.24 ± 0.40[2] dex
Rotational velocity (v sin i) [2] km/s
Other designations

Kepler-24 is a star in the northern constellation of Lyra. It is located at the celestial coordinates: Right Ascension 19h 21m 39.0s, Declination +38° 20′ 37″.[4] With an apparent visual magnitude of 15.5,[2] this star is too faint to be seen with the naked eye.

The Kepler-24 system[3]
Companion
(in order from star)
Mass Semimajor axis
(AU)
Orbital period
(days)
Eccentricity Inclination Radius
b < 1.6 MJ 0.106 8.1453 2.4 R
c < 1.6 MJ 0.068 12.3335 2.8 R

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lyra – constellation boundary", The Constellations, International Astronomical Union, retrieved 2011-12-15 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h Kepler-24b, NASA Ames Research Center, retrieved 2011-12-06 
  3. ^ a b c Schneider, Jean, "Star: Kepler-24", Extrasolar Planets Encyclopaedia (Paris Observatory), retrieved 2013-12-18 
  4. ^ "Kepler Discoveries". 2011-12-05. 

Coordinates: Sky map 19h 21m 39.0s, +38° 20′ 37″