Kepler-41b

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Kepler-41b
Discovery
Discovery dateJuly 29, 2011
Transit
Orbital characteristics
0.03101±0.0004 AU
Eccentricity0 (fixed)[1]
1.85555820±0.00000052[1] d
Inclination82.51±0.09[1]
Semi-amplitude84±11[1]
StarKepler-41
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
1.29±0.02[1] RJ
Mass0.56±0.08[1] MJ
Mean density
0.33±0.04 g cm−3
Albedo0.2
Temperature1790±31[1]

Kepler-41b, formerly known as KOI-196b, is a planet in the orbit of star Kepler-41. It is a hot Jupiter with about the density of water. It reflects about a third of the starlight it receives.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Bonomo, A. S.; et al. (2015). "Improved parameters of seven Kepler giant companions characterized with SOPHIE and HARPS-N". Astronomy and Astrophysics. 575. A85. arXiv:1501.02653. Bibcode:2015A&A...575A..85B. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201323042.
  2. ^ Santerne, A.; et al. (2011). "SOPHIE velocimetry of Kepler transit candidates IV. KOI-196b: a non-inflated hot Jupiter with a high albedo". Astronomy and Astrophysics. 536. A70. arXiv:1108.0550. Bibcode:2011A&A...536A..70S. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201117807.