List of exoplanet extremes
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The following are lists of extremes among the known exoplanets. The properties listed here are those for which values are known reliably.
Extremes from Earth's viewpoint
|Closest rocky||HD 219134 b||HR 8832||21.25 light years||HD 219134 b is the size of 1.6 Earths and has a density of 6 g/cm3.|
|Most distant||SWEEPS-11 / SWEEPS-04||–||27,710 light years.||An analysis of the lightcurve of the microlensing event PA-99-N2 suggests the presence of a planet orbiting a star in the Andromeda Galaxy (2.54 ± 0.11 Mly).|
|Least distant||Gliese 687 b||Gliese 687||14.77 light years||Epsilon Eridani, at 10.475 light-years, may host two planets, which if verified would make it the closest exoplanets to the Sun. Epsilon Eridani b was originally confirmed in 2006; however, more in-depth recent studies have casted doubts on the discovery, and such remains unconfirmed.|
|Star with the brightest apparent magnitude with a planet||Pollux b||Pollux||Apparent magnitude is 1.14||The evidence of planets around Vega with an apparent magnitude of 0.03 is strongly suggested by circumstellar disks surrounding it. As of 2013[update], no planets had yet been confirmed.|
|Largest angular distance separation from its host star||GU Piscium b||GU Piscium||42 arc seconds||WD 0806-661 b has an angular separation of 130.208333 arc seconds from WD 0806-661. However, its planetary origin is unknown.|
|Most massive||DENIS-P J082303.1-491201 b||DENIS-P J082303.1-491201||±1.9 28.5Jupiter masses||Most massive planet in the NASA Exoplanet Archive although, according to most definitions of planet, it may be too massive to be a planet, and may be a brown dwarf instead. It is part of an ultracool binary system.|
|Least massive||PSR B1257+12 A||PSR B1257+12||0.02 MEarth||Mass of PSR B1257+12 A is based on an assumption of coplanarity with the outer two planets. The least massive exoplanet for which a true mass is known is Gliese 581 e with a mass of 2 MEarth.|
|Biggest radius||HAT-P-32b ||HAT-P-32||2.04 Jupiter radii||CT Chamaeleontis b is slightly larger at 2.2 Jupiter radii, but may be a brown dwarf star.|
|Smallest radius||Kepler-37b||Kepler-37||0.30 Earth radii||Slightly larger than the Moon.|
|Most dense||K2-22b||K2-22||unknown g/cm3[note 1]||With a mass of at most 445 MEarth and a radius of at most 2.5Earth the density is 0 to ~160 g/cm3.|
|Least dense||Kepler-453b ||Kepler-453||0-0.7 g/cm3 [note 2]||The density of Kepler-453b has not been accurately measured, and it has a Radius of 6.204 Re|
|Highest albedo||Kepler-10b||Kepler-10||0.5–0.6 (geometric albedo)|
|Lowest albedo||TrES-2b||GSC 03549-02811||Geometric albedo < 1%||Best-fit model for albedo gives even 0.04% (0.0004) |
|Youngest||V830 Tau b||V830 Tau||2 Myr|
|Oldest||PSR B1620-26 b||PSR B1620-26||13 Gyr||Orbits in a circumbinary orbit around two stellar remnants - a pulsar and a white dwarf|
|Longest orbital period
|2MASS J2126-8140||TYC 9486-927-1||~1,000,000 years||GU Piscium b previously held record at 163,000 years.|
|Shortest orbital period
|PSR J1719-1438 b||PSR J1719-1438 b||0.092 days (2.2 hours) |
|Most eccentric orbit||HD 20782 b||HD 20782||eccentricity of 0.97±0.01||HD 80606 b has an orbital eccentricity of 0.9349, previously held record|
|Least eccentric orbit||HD 209458 b||HD 209458||eccentricity of 0.014±0.009|
|Largest orbit around a single star||HD 106906 b||HD 106906||~650 AU|
|Smallest orbit||PSR J1719-1438 b||PSR J1719-1438||0.004 AU|
|Smallest orbit around binary star||Kepler-47b||Kepler-47AB||≃0.3 AU|||
|Smallest ratio of semi-major axis of a planet orbit to binary star orbit||Kepler-16b||Kepler-16AB||3.14 ± 0.01|||
|Largest orbit around binary star||DT Virginis c||DT Virginis||1168 AU||Star system is also known as Ross 458 AB. The planet was eventually confirmed to be below deuterium burning limit but its formation origin is unknown.|
|Largest orbit around a single star in a multiple star system||Fomalhaut b||Fomalhaut||115 AU||The second stellar component of the system, TW Piscis Austrini, has a semi-major axis of 57,000 AU from Fomalhaut and the third stellar component, LP 876-10 orbits 158,000 AU away from Fomalhaut.|
|Largest distance between binary stars with a circumbinary planet||FW Tauri AB b||FW Tau AB||≈11 AU|||
|Closest orbit between stars with a planet orbiting one of the stars||OGLE-2013-BLG-0341LBb||OGLE-2013-BLG-0341LB||~12-17 AU
(10 or 14 AU projected distance)
|OGLE-2013-BLG-0341L b's semi-major axis is 0.7 AU.|
|Smallest semi-major axis difference between planets||Kepler-70b and Kepler-70c||Kepler-70||0.0016 AU (about 240000 km)||During closest approach, Kepler-70c would appear 5 times the size of the Moon in Kepler-70b's sky.|
|Smallest semi-major axis ratio between planets||Kepler-36b and Kepler-36c||Kepler-36||11%||Kepler-36b and c have semi-major axes of 0.1153 AU and 0.1283 AU respectively, c is 11% further from star than b .|
|Highest metallicity||HD 126614 Ab||HD 126614 A||+0.56 dex||Located in a triple star system.|
|Lowest metallicity||Kepler-271b,c||Kepler-271||−0.951 dex||BD+20°2457 may be the lowest metallicity planet host ([Fe/H]=−1.00), however the proposed planetary system is dynamically unstable.  The next lowest-metallicity system is Kepler-271. Planets were announced around even the extremely low metallicity stars HIP 13044 and HIP 11952, however these claims have since been disproven. |
|Highest stellar mass||HD 13189 b||HD 13189||4.5±2.5 M☉||Margin of error means the star Epsilon Tauri with a stellar mass of 2.723 M☉ is potentially the most massive known planet-harboring star.|
|Lowest stellar mass||2M J044144 b||2M J044144||0.02 M☉|
|Largest stellar radius||HD 208527 b||HD 208527||51.1 (± 8.3) R☉||Star is a red giant.|
|Smallest stellar radius (main sequence star)||Kepler-42 b||Kepler-42||0.17 (± 0.05) R☉|
|Smallest stellar radius (brown dwarf)||2M 0746+20 b||2M 0746+20||0.089 (± 0.003) R☉||Planet's mass is very uncertain at 30.0 (± 25.0) Mjup.|
|Smallest stellar radius (pulsar)||PSR J1719-1438 b||PSR J1719-1438||0.04 R☉|
|Oldest star||HD 164922 b||HD 164922||13.4 billion years|
|Hottest star with a planet||NY Virginis b||NY Virginis||33247K||This star is a subdwarf B star and has a red dwarf companion of 0.14 solar masses with a semi-major axis of slightly under 4 million kilometers from the primary component.|
|Hottest main-sequence star with a planet||Fomalhaut b||Fomalhaut||8590K||HIP 78530 has a surface temperature of 10500K, but it is uncertain whether the orbiting companion is a brown dwarf or planet.|
|System with most (confirmed) planets||HD 10180||9||1||The planets are HD 10180b, c, ..., h. This system has 2 unconfirmed planets and more data is needed to confirm their existence.|
|System with most stars||Kepler 64||PH1b (Kepler 64b)||4||PH1 has a circumbinary orbit.|
- Extremes on Earth
- List of exoplanets
- List of stars with proplyds
- Methods of detecting exoplanets
- Terrestrial exoplanets
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