Planet Kepler-15 b

Name Kepler-15 b
Discovered in 2011
Mass 0.66 (± 0.09) MJ
Semi-major axis 0.05714 ( -0.00093 +0.00093 ) AU
Orbital period 4.942782 (± 1.3e-06) day
Eccentricity
ω
Tperi
Radius 0.96 ( -0.07 +0.07 ) RJ
Inclination 87.44 ( -1.5 +1.5 ) deg;
Update Oct. 19, 2013
Detection Method Primary Transit
Mass Detection Method
Radius Detection method
Molecules detected
Primary transit 2454969.32865 ( -9.6e-05 +9.6e-05 ) JD
Secondary transit
Anomaly angle
impact Parameter b
Time Vr=0
Velocity Semiamplitude K
Calculated temperature 1225.0 K
Measured temperature
Hottest point longitute
Geometric albedo
Surface gravity log(g/gH)
Alternate Names

Observability Predictor

Star

Name Kepler-15
Distance
Spectral type
Apparent magnitude V 13.8
Mass 1.018 ( -0.052 +0.052 ) MSun
Age
Effective temperature 5595.0 (± 120.0) K
Radius 0.992 ( -0.058 +0.058 ) RSun
Metallicity [Fe/H] 0.36 (± 0.07)
Detected Disc
Magnetic Field
RA2000
Dec2000
Alternate Names
Planetary system 1 planet

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