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WASP-57

Primary Facts on WASP-57

  • WASP-57's star type is star that can be located in the constellation of Libra. The description is based on the spectral class.
  • WASP-57 is not part of the constellation outline but is within the borders of the constellation.
  • Based on the spectral type (G6) of the star, the star's colour is white to yellow .
  • WASP-57 has at least 1 Extrasolar Planets believed to be in orbit around the star.

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 star 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 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
Colour white to yellow
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationLibra
Right Ascension (R.A.)14h 55m 16.82
Declination (Dec.)-02° 03` 27.54

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet Count1

Sources and Links


Sourcehttp://www.exoplanets.eu

List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting WASP-57


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

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