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Kepler-946 (Planet Orbiting Star) Facts

Kepler-946 Facts

Location of Kepler-946

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 object is compared to the celestial equator and is expressed in degrees. For Kepler-946, the location is 20h 03m 43.11 and 44° 01` 43.64 .

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Additional Kepler-946 Facts and Figures

Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional NameKepler-946
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationCygnus
Metalicity0.1990
Right Ascension (R.A.)20h 03m 43.11
Declination (Dec.)44° 01` 43.64
Distance from Earth1.09 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 2994.25 Light Years
 918.02 Parsecs
 189,353,897.99 Astronomical Units

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet Count1

Estimated Calculated Facts


Radius (x the Sun)0.93

Sources and Links


Sourcehttp://www.exoplanets.eu

List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting Kepler-946


NameStatusMass (Jupiters)Orbital Period (Days)EccentricityDiscoveredSemi-Major AxisPeriastron
Kepler-946 bConfirmed11.7922016

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