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Kepler-979 (Planet Orbiting Star) Facts

Kepler-979 Facts

Location of Kepler-979

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-979, the location is 20h 01m 29.11 and 46° 24` 29.79 .

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Additional Kepler-979 Facts and Figures

Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional NameKepler-979
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationCygnus
Metalicity0.1670
Right Ascension (R.A.)20h 01m 29.11
Declination (Dec.)46° 24` 29.79
Distance from Earth1.65 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 1976.51 Light Years
 605.99 Parsecs
 124,993,538.97 Astronomical Units

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet Count1

Estimated Calculated Facts


Radius (x the Sun)0.83

Sources and Links


Sourcehttp://www.exoplanets.eu

List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting Kepler-979


NameStatusMass (Jupiters)Orbital Period (Days)EccentricityDiscoveredSemi-Major AxisPeriastron
Kepler-979 bConfirmed8.0882016

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