Kepler-96 (Planet Orbiting Star) Facts
- Kepler-96 is a star that can be located in the constellation of Cygnus. The description is based on the spectral class.
- Kepler-96 is not part of the constellation outline but is within the borders of the constellation.
- The star can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.
- It is calculated at being 2.340 Billion Years old. This information comes from ExoPlanet.
- Kepler-96 has at least 1 Extrasolar Planets believed to be in orbit around the star.
- Kepler-96 has a radius that is 1.02 times bigger than the Suns. Radius
Location of Kepler-96
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-96, the location is 19h 48m 16.71 and 40° 31` 30.50 .
Additional Kepler-96 Facts and Figures
|Primary / Proper / Traditional Name||Kepler-96|
|Constellation's Main Star||No|
|Multiple Star System||No / Unknown|
|Age||2.34 Billion Years Old|
|Visual / Apparent Magnitude||10.30|
|Naked Eye Visible||Requires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes|
|Right Ascension (R.A.)||19h 48m 16.71|
|Declination (Dec.)||40° 31` 30.50|
Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts
Estimated Calculated Facts
|Radius (x the Sun)||1.02 |
|Calculated Temperature Range||0.00 - 0.00 |
Sources and Links
List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting Kepler-96
|Name||Status||Mass (Jupiters)||Orbital Period (Days)||Eccentricity||Discovered||Semi-Major Axis||Periastron|
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