Kepler-69b

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Kepler-69b[1][2]
Discovery
Discovered byBarclay et al.
Discovery siteKepler Space Observatory
Discovery date17 April 2013
Transit (Kepler Mission)
Orbital characteristics
0.094 AU (14,100,000 km)
Eccentricity0.16
13.722341 d
Inclination89.62
StarKepler-69 (KOI-172)
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
2.24 R
Temperature779K

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 Barclay, Thomas; et al. (2013). "A super-Earth-sized planet orbiting in or near the habitable zone around Sun-like star". The Astrophysical Journal. 768 (2): 101. arXiv:1304.4941. Bibcode:2013ApJ...768..101B. doi:10.1088/0004-637X/768/2/101.
  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″