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Kepler-959 (Planet Orbiting Star) Facts

Kepler-959 Facts

Location of Kepler-959

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-959, the location is 19h 28m 41.08 and 40° 48` 40.98 .

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Additional Kepler-959 Facts and Figures

Visual Facts

Primary / Proper / Traditional NameKepler-959
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
GalaxyMilky Way
Right Ascension (R.A.)19h 28m 41.08
Declination (Dec.)40° 48` 40.98
Distance from Earth1.00 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 3271.45 Light Years
 1003.01 Parsecs
 206,884,221.72 Astronomical Units

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts

Exoplanet Count1

Estimated Calculated Facts

Radius (x the Sun)2.01

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List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting Kepler-959

NameStatusMass (Jupiters)Orbital Period (Days)EccentricityDiscoveredSemi-Major AxisPeriastron
Kepler-959 bConfirmed14.8012016

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