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Exoplanetary Scratchpad

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Planets found in a star cluster.

Cluster Planets Web PagesEdit

Cluster Planets In the NewsEdit

Sample (Year)Edit

Example SystemsEdit

  • Kepler-66 System - One of two star systems found to have a mini-Neptune planet in the NGC6811 open cluster 6700 ly in Cygnus which has over 450 stars. These are the first this small to have been found in a once dense cluster and the first transiting ones. The stars are about 1 billion years old and planets around 16 day period and about 3 times Earth's radius.
  • Kepler-67 System - One of two star systems found to have a mini-Neptune planet in the NGC6811 open cluster 6700 ly in Cygnus which has over 450 stars. These are the first this small to have been found in a once dense cluster and the first transiting ones. The stars are about 1 billion years old and planets around 16 day period and about 3 times Earth's radius.

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