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Kepler-972 (Planet Orbiting Star) Facts

Kepler-972 Facts

Location of Kepler-972

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-972, the location is 19h 43m 18.89 and 43° 25` 31.78 .

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Additional Kepler-972 Facts and Figures

Visual Facts

Primary / Proper / Traditional NameKepler-972
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
GalaxyMilky Way
Right Ascension (R.A.)19h 43m 18.89
Declination (Dec.)43° 25` 31.78
Distance from Earth0.77 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 4253.01 Light Years
 1303.95 Parsecs
 268,957,119.99 Astronomical Units

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts

Exoplanet Count1

Estimated Calculated Facts

Radius (x the Sun)1.22

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List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting Kepler-972

NameStatusMass (Jupiters)Orbital Period (Days)EccentricityDiscoveredSemi-Major AxisPeriastron
Kepler-972 bConfirmed7.0392016

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