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Kepler-971 (Planet Orbiting Star) Facts

Kepler-971 Facts

Location of Kepler-971

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-971, the location is 18h 56m 22.70 and 41° 10` 58.16 .

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Additional Kepler-971 Facts and Figures

Visual Facts

Primary / Proper / Traditional NameKepler-971
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
GalaxyMilky Way
Right Ascension (R.A.)18h 56m 22.70
Declination (Dec.)41° 10` 58.16
Distance from Earth2.90 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 1125.24 Light Years
 344.99 Parsecs
 71,158,799.67 Astronomical Units

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts

Exoplanet Count1

Estimated Calculated Facts

Radius (x the Sun)0.85

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List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting Kepler-971

NameStatusMass (Jupiters)Orbital Period (Days)EccentricityDiscoveredSemi-Major AxisPeriastron
Kepler-971 bConfirmed9.5912016

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