An Exoplanet (extra-solar planet) is a planet outside our solar systemAs of November 2008, 319 exoplanets have been detected. The vast majority were detected through various indirect methods rather than actual imaging. Most of them are massive giant planets likely to resemble Jupiter. [ - ]
What are Properties? Properties
The Constellation where the parent Star of the exoplanet is located.
|Distance from Earth||/base/exoplanetology/exoplanet/distance_from_earth||/type/float ly||
Distance from Earth.
|Radius (jupiter)||/base/exoplanetology/exoplanet/radius_jup||/type/float R(jup)||
Radius of object in relation to that of the planet Jupiter (ie. 0.875 R(jup))
|Radius (earth)||/base/exoplanetology/exoplanet/radius_earth||/type/float R⊕||
Radius of the object in relation to that of the planet Earth (ie. 3.3 R(earth))
|Mass (jupiter)||/base/exoplanetology/exoplanet/mass_jupiter||/type/float M(jup)||
Mass of the object in relation to that of the planet Jupiter (ie 1.25 M(jup))
|Atmospheric Temperature||/base/exoplanetology/exoplanet/atmospheric_temperature||/type/float K|
|Surface Gravity||/base/exoplanetology/exoplanet/surface_gravity||/type/float [null]||
Measured in standard gravity relative to Earth's 1.0g
|Semi-major axis||/base/exoplanetology/exoplanet/semi_major_axis||/type/float AU|
|Orbital period||/base/exoplanetology/exoplanet/orbital_period||/type/float d|
|Orbital distance (from parent star)||/base/exoplanetology/exoplanet/orbital_distance_from_parent_star||/type/float AU|
|Mid-point of Transit||/base/exoplanetology/exoplanet/mid_point_of_transit||/type/float d|
Planetary classification from current interpretation of the accumulated observations of the object.
What are Included Types? Included Types
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