Kepler-979 (Planet Orbiting Star) Facts
- Kepler-979's star type is star that can be located in the constellation of Cygnus. The description is based on the spectral class.
- Kepler-979 is not part of the constellation outline but is within the borders of the constellation.
- Kepler-979 has at least 1 Extrasolar Planets believed to be in orbit around the star.
- Kepler-979 has a radius that is 0.83 times bigger than the Suns. Radius
- The star is calculated at being about 1976.51 light years away from us. Distance
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 .
Additional Kepler-979 Facts and Figures
|Primary / Proper / Traditional Name||Kepler-979|
|Constellation's Main Star||No|
|Multiple Star System||No / Unknown|
|Right Ascension (R.A.)||20h 01m 29.11|
|Declination (Dec.)||46° 24` 29.79|
|Distance from Earth||1.65 Parallax (milliarcseconds)|
| ||1976.51 Light Years|
| ||605.99 Parsecs|
| ||124,993,538.97 Astronomical Units|
Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts
Estimated Calculated Facts
Sources and Links
List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting Kepler-979
|Name||Status||Mass (Jupiters)||Orbital Period (Days)||Eccentricity||Discovered||Semi-Major Axis||Periastron|
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