Kepler-32b

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Kepler-32b
Exoplanet List of exoplanets
Parent star
Star Kepler-32
Constellation Cygnus
Right ascension (α) 19h 51m 22.18s
Declination (δ) +46° 34′ 27.41″
Apparent magnitude (mV) 15.801
Mass (m) 0.54 M
Radius (r) 0.53 R
Temperature (T) 3793 K
Metallicity [Fe/H] -0.01
Physical characteristics
Radius (r) 2.2 R
Temperature (T) 569 K
Orbital elements
Semi-major axis (a) 0.0519 AU
Orbital period (P) 5.9012 d
Inclination (i) 87.660°
Discovery information
Discovery date 2013
Discoverer(s)
Discovery method Transit (Kepler Mission)
Other detection methods Transit timing variations
Discovery status Published refereed article
Other designations
952.01

Kepler-32b (alt. name KOI 952.01) is an extrasolar planet in orbit around its M-dwarf-type star in the Kepler-32 system, constellation of Cygnus.[1] Discovered by planetary transit methods with the Kepler space telescope in January 2012, it presents a semi-major axis of 0.0519 AU and temperature of 559.9 K. 2.2 Earth-radius, a mass of 4.1 MJ, and an orbital period of 5.9012 days.[1][2]

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  1. ^ a b Swift, Jonathan J. (2012). "Characterizing the Cool KOIs IV: Kepler-32 as a prototype for the formation of compact planetary systems throughout the Galaxy". The Astrophysical Journal. 764: 105. arXiv:1301.0023Freely accessible. Bibcode:2013ApJ...764..105S. doi:10.1088/0004-637X/764/1/105. 
  2. ^ Fabrycky, Dan (2 Feb 2012). "Kepler-32b". NASA. Retrieved 2 Mar 2013.