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Kepler-996 (Planet Orbiting Star) Facts

Kepler-996 Facts

  • Kepler-996 is a star that can be located in the constellation of Lyra. The description is based on the spectral class.
  • Kepler-996 is not part of the constellation outline but is within the borders of the constellation.
  • Kepler-996 has at least 1 Extrasolar Planets believed to be in orbit around the star.
  • Kepler-996 has a radius that is 1.14 times bigger than the Suns. Radius
  • The star is calculated at being about 3581.46 light years away from us. Distance

Location of Kepler-996

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-996, the location is 19h 27m 39.07 and 41° 32` 01.00 .

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Additional Kepler-996 Facts and Figures

Visual Facts

Primary / Proper / Traditional NameKepler-996
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
GalaxyMilky Way
Right Ascension (R.A.)19h 27m 39.07
Declination (Dec.)41° 32` 01.00
Distance from Earth0.91070 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 3581.46 Light Years
 1098.06 Parsecs
 226,489,554.95 Astronomical Units

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts

Exoplanet Count1

Estimated Calculated Facts

Radius (x the Sun)1.14
Calculated Temperature Range0.00 - 0.00

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List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting Kepler-996

NameStatusMass (Jupiters)Orbital Period (Days)EccentricityDiscoveredSemi-Major AxisPeriastron
Kepler-996 bConfirmed3.7712016

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