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WASP-57 Facts

Location of WASP-57

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 WASP-57, the location is 14h 55m 16.82 and -02° 03` 27.54 .

Physical Properties (Colour) of WASP-57

WASP-57 Colour and Temperature

WASP-57 has a spectral type of G6. This means the star is a white to yellow star.

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Additional WASP-57 Facts and Figures

Visual Facts

Primary / Proper / Traditional NameWASP-57
Spectral TypeG6
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
ColourWhite to Yellow
GalaxyMilky Way
Right Ascension (R.A.)14h 55m 16.82
Declination (Dec.)-02° 03` 27.54

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts

Exoplanet Count1

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List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting WASP-57

NameStatusMass (Jupiters)Orbital Period (Days)EccentricityDiscoveredSemi-Major AxisPeriastron
WASP-57 bConfirmed2.8002011

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