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Primary Facts on Kepler-498

  • Kepler-498's star type is star that can be located in the constellation of Cygnus. The description is based on the spectral class.
  • Kepler-498 is not part of the constellation outline but is within the borders of the constellation.
  • Kepler-498 has at least 1 Extrasolar Planets believed to be in orbit around the star.
  • The star is calculated at being about 2433.15 light years away from us.

Location of Kepler-498

The location of the star in the night sky is determined by the Right Ascension (R.A.) and Declination (Dec.), these are equivalent to the Longitude and Latitude on the Earth. The Right Ascension is how far expressed in time (hh:mm:ss) the star is along the celestial equator. If the R.A. is positive then its eastwards. The Declination is how far north or south the star is compared to the celestial equator and is expressed in degrees. For Kepler-498, the location is 19h 21m 25.95 and 44° 31` 07.51 .

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Additional Kepler-498 Facts and Figures

Visual Facts

Primary / Proper / Traditional NameKepler-498
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
GalaxyMilky Way
Right Ascension (R.A.)19h 21m 25.95
Declination (Dec.)44° 31` 07.51
Distance from Earth1.34 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 2433.15 Light Years
 745.99 Parsecs
 153,870,410.63 Astronomical Units

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts

Exoplanet Count1

Estimated Facts

Radius (x the Sun)0.96

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List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting Kepler-498

NameStatusMass (Jupiters)Orbital Period (Days)EccentricityDiscoveredSemi-Major AxisPeriastron
Kepler-498 bConfirmed9.6142016

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