Planet Kepler-22 b

Name Kepler-22 b
Discovered in 2011
Mass < 0.11 MJ
Semi-major axis 0.849 (± 0.018) AU
Orbital period 289.8623 ( -0.02 +0.02 ) day
Eccentricity
ω
Tperi
Radius 0.21 (± 0.012) RJ
Inclination 89.764 ( -0.042 +0.042 ) deg;
Update June 11, 2013
Detection Method Transit
Mass Detection Method
Radius Detection method
Molecules detected
Primary transit 2454966.6983 (± 0.0023) JD
Secondary transit
Anomaly angle
impact Parameter b
Time Vr=0
Velocity Semiamplitude K
Calculated temperature
Measured temperature
Hottest point longitute
Surface gravity log(g/gH)
Alternate Names

Observability Predictor

Remarks

07 Dec 2011: There yet no mass measurement, only an upper limit, from Radial Velocity measurements.

Star

Name Kepler-22
Distance 190.0 pc
Spectral type G5
Apparent magnitude V 12.0
Mass 0.97 (± 0.06) MSun
Age
Effective temperature 5518.0 (± 44.0) K
Radius 0.979 (± 0.02) RSun
Metallicity [Fe/H] -0.29 (± 0.06)
Detected Disc
Magnetic Field
RA2000 19:16:52.0
Dec2000 +47:53:04
Alternate Names
Planetary system 1 planet

Remarks

Alias KIC 10593626

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