Kepler-25b

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Kepler-25b
Discovery
Discovered byJason H. Steffen et al.
Discovery siteKepler Space Observatory
Discovery date25 January 2017
Transit
Orbital characteristics
0.068 AU (10,200,000 km)[1]
Eccentricity0.05+0.05
−0.11
[1]
6.23853555[1] d
StarKepler-25
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
2.65 (± 0.04)[1] R

Kepler-25b is an extrasolar planet orbiting the star Kepler-25, located in the constellation Cygnus.[2] It was discovered by the Kepler Space Telescope in 2012. Kepler-25b is one of the most massive planets ever found. if it had the equivalent of 1 extra Saturn mass, it would be considered a brown dwarf, as it has ≈12,7 Jupiter Masses. ≥13 Jupiter Masses is required for deuterium fusion.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Kepler-25 b". NASA Exoplanet Archive. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  2. ^ Kepler-25b, NASA