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WASP-136

WASP-136 is a star that can be located in the constellation of Cetus. The description is based on the spectral class. WASP-136 is not part of the constellation but is within the borders of the constellation.

The star can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it. It is calculated at being 3.620 Billion Years old. This information comes from ExoPlanet. WASP-136 has at least 1 Extrasolar Planets believed to be in orbit around the star.

Location of WASP-136

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 star is compared to the celestial equator and is expressed in degrees. For WASP-136, the location is 00h 01m 18.17 and -08° 55` 34.60 .

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WASP-136 Facts

Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional NameWASP-136
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationCetus
Age3.62 Billion Years Old
Visual / Apparent Magnitude9.98
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 7x50 Binoculars - Magnitudes
Right Ascension (R.A.)00h 01m 18.17
Declination (Dec.)-08° 55` 34.60
Distance from Earth6.10 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 534.90 Light Years
 164.00 Parsecs
 33,827,192.51 Astronomical Units

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet Count1

Estimated Facts


Radius (x the Sun)1.38

Sources and Links


Sourcehttp://www.exoplanets.eu

List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting WASP-136


NameStatusMass (Jupiters)Orbital Period (Days)EccentricityDiscoveredSemi-Major AxisPeriastronInclination
WASP-136 bConfirmed0.085.21520160.066184.700

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