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Kepler-998 (Planet Orbiting Star) Facts

Kepler-998 Facts

  • Kepler-998 is a star that can be located in the constellation of Cygnus. The description is based on the spectral class.
  • Kepler-998 is not part of the constellation outline but is within the borders of the constellation.
  • Kepler-998 has at least 1 Extrasolar Planets believed to be in orbit around the star.
  • Kepler-998 has a radius that is 1.18 times bigger than the Suns. Radius
  • The star is calculated at being about 3248.64 light years away from us. Distance

Location of Kepler-998

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-998, the location is 19h 47m 01.00 and 49° 12` 31.48 .

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Additional Kepler-998 Facts and Figures

Visual Facts

Primary / Proper / Traditional NameKepler-998
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
GalaxyMilky Way
Right Ascension (R.A.)19h 47m 01.00
Declination (Dec.)49° 12` 31.48
Distance from Earth1.00400 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 3248.64 Light Years
 996.02 Parsecs
 205,442,440.78 Astronomical Units

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts

Exoplanet Count1

Estimated Calculated Facts

Radius (x the Sun)1.18
Calculated Temperature Range0.00 - 0.00

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List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting Kepler-998

NameStatusMass (Jupiters)Orbital Period (Days)EccentricityDiscoveredSemi-Major AxisPeriastron
Kepler-998 bConfirmed5.6542016

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