Kepler-25

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Kepler-25
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Lyra[1]
Right ascension 19h 06m 33.2204s
Declination +39° 29′ 16.321″
Apparent magnitude (V) 10.7[2]
Characteristics
Spectral type F[3]
Astrometry
Distance 807.2 ± 26.0[4] ly
(247.49±7.96[4] pc)
Details
Mass 1.159+0.040
−0.051
[4] M
Radius 1.297±0.015[4] R
Luminosity 2.406+0.126
−0.128
[4] L
Surface gravity (log g) 4.275+0.007
−0.008
[4] cgs
Temperature 6270±79[5] K
Metallicity [Fe/H] −0.05±0.10[5] dex
Rotation 23.147±0.039 days[6]
Rotational velocity (v sin i) 11.2[2] km/s
Age 3.45+0.81
−0.72
[4] years
Other designations
KOI-244, KIC 4349452, TYC 3124-1264-1, 2MASS J19063321+3929164
Database references
SIMBAD data
KIC data

Kepler-25 is a star in the northern constellation of Lyra. It is located at the celestial coordinates: Right Ascension 19h 06m 33.2204s Declination +39° 29′ 16.321″ 19h 21m 39.0s,.[7] With an apparent visual magnitude of 10.7,[2] this star is too faint to be seen with the naked eye.

In 2012, two planets were found transiting the star. These planets were confirmed through transit-timing variation method. A third planet was discovered through follow-up radial velocity measurements which was confirmed in January 2014.

The Kepler-25 planetary system[3]
Companion
(in order from star)
Mass Semimajor axis
(AU)
Orbital period
(days)
Eccentricity Inclination Radius
b <12.7 MJ 0.068 6.2385 2.58 R
c <4.16 MJ 0.11 12.7204 4.48 R
d 0.283 MJ 123

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roman, Nancy G. (1987). "Identification of a Constellation From a Position". Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. 99 (617): 695–699. Bibcode:1987PASP...99..695R. doi:10.1086/132034.  Vizier query form
  2. ^ a b c Kepler-25b, NASA Ames Research Center, retrieved 2011-12-06 
  3. ^ a b Schneider, Jean, "Star: Kepler-25", Extrasolar Planets Encyclopaedia, Paris Observatory, archived from the original on 2012-06-16, retrieved 2013-12-18 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g Silva Aguirre, V.; et al. (2015). "Ages and fundamental properties of Kepler exoplanet host stars from asteroseismology". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 452 (2): 2127–2148. arXiv:1504.07992Freely accessible. Bibcode:2015MNRAS.452.2127S. doi:10.1093/mnras/stv1388. 
  5. ^ a b Huber, Daniel; et al. (2013). "Fundamental Properties of Kepler Planet-candidate Host Stars using Asteroseismology". The Astrophysical Journal. 767 (2). 127. arXiv:1302.2624Freely accessible. Bibcode:2013ApJ...767..127H. doi:10.1088/0004-637X/767/2/127. 
  6. ^ McQuillan, A.; Mazeh, T.; Aigrain, S. (2013). "Stellar Rotation Periods of The Kepler objects of Interest: A Dearth of Close-In Planets Around Fast Rotators". The Astrophysical Journal Letters. 775 (1). L11. arXiv:1308.1845Freely accessible. Bibcode:2013ApJ...775L..11M. doi:10.1088/2041-8205/775/1/L11. 
  7. ^ "Kepler Discoveries". 2011-12-05. 

Coordinates: Sky map 19h 06m 33.2204s, +39° 29′ 16.321″