Kepler-69b

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Kepler-69b[1][2]
Extrasolar planet List of extrasolar planets
Kepler-69 and the Solar System.jpg
Comparison of the Kepler-69 System and the Solar System
Parent star
Star Kepler-69 (KOI-172)
Constellation Cygnus
Right ascension (α) 19h 33m 02.62s
Declination (δ) +42° 52′ 08″
Apparent magnitude (mV) 14.0[1]
Mass (m) 0.98 M
Radius (r) 0.93 R
Temperature (T) 5700 (± 100) K
Metallicity [Fe/H] -0.540
Age 0.4 Gyr
Physical characteristics
Radius (r) 2.24 R
Temperature (T) 779°K K
Orbital elements
Semimajor axis (a) 0.094 AU
Eccentricity (e) 0.16
Orbital period (P) 13.722341 d
Inclination (i) 89.62°
Discovery information
Discovery date 17 April 2013
Discoverer(s) Barclay et al.
Discovery method Transit (Kepler Mission)
Discovery site Kepler Space Observatory
Discovery status Published refereed article

Kepler-69b is the innermost planet of the Kepler-69 system. It is likely a hot super-Earth or mini-Neptune.[1][2]

The Kepler Space Telescope search volume, in the context of the Milky Way Galaxy.


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Barclay, Thomas; et al. (17 April 2013). "A super-Earth-sized planet orbiting in or near the habitable zone around Sun-like star". arXiv. arXiv:astro-ph.EP 1304.4941v1 astro-ph.EP. Retrieved 18 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Johnson, Michele; Harrington, J.D. (18 April 2013). "NASA's Kepler Discovers Its Smallest 'Habitable Zone' Planets to Date". NASA. Retrieved 18 April 2013. 

Coordinates: Sky map 19h 33m 02.622s, +44° 52′ 08.00″