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Kepler-10

The planetary system Kepler-10 hosts at least 3 planets.

  System parameters
Primary system name Kepler-10
Alternative system names N/A
Right ascension 19 02 43
Declination +50 14 29
Distance [parsec] 173±27edit
Distance [lightyears] 564±88
Number of stars in system 1
Number of planets in system 3

ArchitectureArchitecture of the system

This list shows all planetary and stellar components in the system. It gives a quick overview of the hierarchical architecture.

  •  Kepler-10, stellar object
    •  Kepler-10 b, planet, semi-major axis: 0.0169±0.0001 AU
      •  Kepler-10 c, planet, semi-major axis: 0.2410±0.0019 AU
        •  KOI-72.X, planet

        PlanetsPlanets in the system

        This table lists all planets in the system Kepler-10.

          Kepler-10 b Kepler-10 c KOI-72.X
        Alternative planet names KOI-72.01, KOI-72 b, KIC 11904151 b, 2MASS J19024305+5014286 b KOI-72.02, KOI-72 c, KIC 11904151 c, 2MASS J19024305+5014286 c N/A
        Description Kepler-10b was the first rocky planet discovered by the Kepler mission. It orbits extremely close to the star and may have a magma ocean on its day side.edit Kepler-10c is a transiting sub-Neptune planet. Initial mass measurements suggested the planet had a largely rocky composition but subsequent measurements decreased the inferred density, indicating the planet is volatile-rich like other planets of similar radius.edit KOI-72.X is an unconfirmed third planet in the Kepler-10 system inferred from transit timing variations of Kepler-10c.edit
        Lists Confirmed planets Confirmed planets Controversial
        Mass [Mjup] 0.0102±0.0009edit 0.023±0.004edit 0.019+0.005−0.003edit
        Mass [Mearth] 3.2±0.3 7.4+1.3−1.2 5.9+1.7−1.0
        Radius [Rjup] 0.1340+0.0027−0.0018edit 0.214+0.008−0.004edit N/A
        Radius [Rearth] 1.47+0.03−0.02 2.35+0.09−0.04 N/A
        Orbital period [days] 0.8375±0.0000edit 45.2943±0.0000edit 102.0±1.0edit
        Semi-major axis [AU] 0.0169±0.0001edit 0.2410±0.0019edit N/A
        Eccentricity 0.00edit 0.00edit N/A
        Equilibrium temperature [K] 2169+96−44edit 584+50−17edit N/A
        Discovery method transit transit timing
        Discovery year 2011 2011 2016
        Last updated [yy/mm/dd] 17/11/29

        starStars in the system

        This table lists all stars in the system Kepler-10.

          Kepler-10
        Alternative star names KOI-72, KIC 11904151
        Mass [MSun] 0.91±0.02edit
        Radius [RSun] 1.065±0.009edit
        Age [Gyr] 10.6+1.5−1.3edit
        Metallicity [Fe/H] -0.15±0.04edit
        Temperature [K] 5643±75edit
        Spectral type G
        Visual magnitude 10.96edit

        Planet sizes

        The following plot shows the approximate sizes of the planets in this system The Solar System planets are shown as a comparison. Note that unless the radius has been determined through a transit observation, this is only an approximation (see Lissauer et al. 2011b).

        PlutoMercuryMarsVenusEarthNeptuneUranusSaturnJupiterKepler-10 bKepler-10 cKOI-72.X

        Habitable zone

        The following plot shows the approximate location of the planets in this system with respect to the habitable zone (green) and the size of the star (red). This is only an estimate, using the star's spectral type and mass. Note that if no green band is shown in the plot, then the planet's orbit is far outside the habitable zone. The equations of Selsis, Kasting et al are used to draw the inner and outer boundaries.

        Habitable zoneKepler-10 bKepler-10 cKOI-72.X

        referencesScientific references and contributors

        Links to scientific papers and other data sources

        history http://arxiv.org/abs/1311.6336
        history http://cdsbib.u-strasbg.fr/cgi-bin/cdsbib?2003yCat.2246....0C
        history http://arxiv.org/abs/1105.4647
        history http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/729/1/27
        history http://arxiv.org/pdf/1311.6336v3.pdf
        history http://arxiv.org/abs/1405.7881
        history http://phl.upr.edu/projects/habitable-exoplanets-catalog/data/database

        This table lists all links which are relevant to this particular system. Note that this is just a summary. More references to the scientific publications and comments can be found in the commit messages. To see these, head over the github or click here to directly go to the git blame output of this system. In the left column of the output you can see the commit message corresponding to each parameter. It also lists the date of the last commit and the person making the changes. Within the commit message, you will find a link to the scientific publication where the data is taken from. Note that this is a new feature and not all system parameters might have a reference associated with it yet. Please help making this catalogue better and contribute data or references!

        Open Exoplanet Catalogue contributors

        Contributor E-mail Number of commits
        Andrew Tribick ajtribick(at)googlemail.com 1
        Hanno Rein hanno(at)hanno-rein.de 7
        Marc-Antoine ma.martinod(at)free.fr 2
        Marc-Antoine Martinod marc-antoine.martinod(at)ens-cachan.fr 2
        Ryan Varley ryanjvarley(at)gmail.com 3

        This table lists all people who have contributed to the Open Exoplanet Catalogue. Please consider contributing! Click here to find out how. You can also view all commits contributing to this file on github.

        xmlData download

        You can download the xml file corresponding to this planetary system, which is part of the Open Exoplanet Catalogue. All information on this page has been directly generated from this XML file. You can also download the entire catalogue over at github. If you prefer to download the dataset as an ASCII tables, you might find the oec_tables repository usefule.

        correctionsCorrections

        If you spot an error or if you can contribute additional data to this entry, please send an e-mail to exoplanet@hanno-rein.de. Please include the corrected xml file and a reference to where the new data is coming from, ideally a scientific paper. If you are fluent with git and github, you can also create a pull request or open an issue on the Open Exoplanet Catalogue repository. Please include the reference to the relevant scientific paper in your commit message.