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Kepler-988 (Planet Orbiting Star) Facts

Kepler-988 Facts

Location of Kepler-988

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-988, the location is 19h 22m 50.01 and 42° 14` 14.10 .

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Additional Kepler-988 Facts and Figures

Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional NameKepler-988
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationLyra
Metalicity0.0950
Right Ascension (R.A.)19h 22m 50.01
Declination (Dec.)42° 14` 14.10
Distance from Earth4.03 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 808.88 Light Years
 248.00 Parsecs
 51,153,315.51 Astronomical Units

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet Count1

Estimated Calculated Facts


Radius (x the Sun)0.53

Sources and Links


Sourcehttp://www.exoplanets.eu

List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting Kepler-988


NameStatusMass (Jupiters)Orbital Period (Days)EccentricityDiscoveredSemi-Major AxisPeriastron
Kepler-988 bConfirmed17.7612016

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