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PH-1

The planetary system PH-1 hosts at least one planet. Note that the system is a multiple star system. It hosts at least 4 stellar components.

  System parameters
Primary system name PH-1
Alternative system names Kepler-64, Kepler-64 (AB)
Right ascension 19 52 51
Declination +39 57 18
Distance [parsec] 1500edit
Distance [lightyears] 4892
Number of stars in system 4
Number of planets in system 1

ImageImage

 

An artist's conception of the planet in a four-star system. Credit: Image by Haven Giguere/Yale.

ArchitectureArchitecture of the system

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

  •  Stellar binary
    •  Stellar binary, semi-major axis: 0.1744 AU, 0.0548 years
      •  PH-1 Aa, stellar object
        •  PH-1 Ab, stellar object
          •  PH-1 A(ab) b, circumbinary planet, P-type, semi-major axis: 0.634 AU
          •  Stellar binary
            •  PH-1 Ba, stellar object
              •  PH-1 Bb, stellar object

            PlanetsPlanets in the system

            This table lists all planets in the system PH-1.

              PH-1 A(ab) b
            Alternative planet names PH-1 b, KIC 4862625 A(ab) b, Planet Hunters 1 b, Kepler-64 b, Kepler-64 A(ab) b
            Description PH 1 b is a circumbinary planet in a quadruple star system. It is orbiting a double star and there is a second pair of stars at approximately 1000 AU. Citizen scientists discovered this planet by looking at many light curves using the online tool at planethunters.org.edit
            Lists Confirmed planets; Planets in binary systems, P-type
            Mass [Mjup] N/A
            Mass [Mearth] N/A
            Radius [Rjup] 0.563edit
            Radius [Rearth] 6.18
            Orbital period [days] 138.5edit
            Semi-major axis [AU] 0.634edit
            Eccentricity 0.0539edit
            Equilibrium temperature [K] N/A
            Discovery method transit
            Discovery year 2012
            Last updated [yy/mm/dd] 12/10/15

            starStars in the system

            This table lists all stars in the system PH-1.

              PH-1 Aa PH-1 Ab PH-1 Ba PH-1 Bb
            Alternative star names Kepler-64 Aa, KIC 4862625 Aa Kepler-64 Ab, KIC 4862625 Ab Kepler-64 Ba, KIC 4862625 Ba Kepler-64 Bb, KIC 4862625 Bb
            Mass [MSun] 1.384edit 0.386edit 0.990edit 0.510edit
            Radius [RSun] 1.759edit 0.422edit N/A N/A
            Age [Gyr] N/A N/A N/A N/A
            Metallicity [Fe/H] N/A N/A N/A N/A
            Temperature [K] N/A N/A N/A N/A
            Spectral type F M G2 M2
            Visual magnitude N/A N/A N/A N/A

            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).

            PlutoMercuryMarsVenusEarthNeptuneUranusSaturnJupiterPH-1 A(ab) b

            referencesScientific references and contributors

            Links to scientific papers and other data sources

            history http://cdsads.u-strasbg.fr/abs/2013ApJ...768..127S
            history http://arxiv.org/pdf/1210.3612v2.pdf
            history http://exoplanet.eu
            history http://cdsbib.u-strasbg.fr/cgi-bin/cdsbib?2003yCat.2246....0C

            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 2
            Hanno Rein hanno(at)hanno-rein.de 10
            Marc-Antoine Martinod marc-antoine.martinod(at)ens-cachan.fr 2
            Ryan Varley ryanjvarley(at)gmail.com 1

            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.