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Kepler-41b
Extrasolar planet List of extrasolar planets
Parent star

<tr> <td colspan="2">Star</td> <td>Kepler-41</td></tr><tr> <td>Right ascension</td> <td style="text-align: center">(α)</td> <td>19h 38m 3.17s</td></tr><tr> <td>Declination</td> <td style="text-align: center">(δ)</td> <td>+45° 58′ 53.97″</td></tr><tr> <td>Apparent magnitude</td> <td style="text-align: center">(mV)</td> <td>14.465</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2">Distance</td><td>2510 ly
(770 pc)</td></tr><tr> <td>Mass</td> <td style="text-align: center">(m)</td> <td>1.12 M</td></tr><tr> <td>Radius</td> <td style="text-align: center">(r)</td> <td>1.02 R</td></tr><tr> <td>Temperature</td> <td style="text-align: center">(T)</td> <td>5620 K</td></tr><tr> <td>Metallicity</td> <td style="text-align: center">[Fe/H]</td> <td>+0.29</td></tr>

Physical characteristics

<tr><td>Mass</td><td style="text-align: center">(m)</td><td>0.55 MJ</td></tr><tr><td>Radius</td><td style="text-align: center">(r)</td><td>0.89 Template:Jupiter radius</td></tr><tr><td>Bond Albedo</td><td style="text-align: center">(Ab)</td><td>0.3</td></tr><tr><td>Geometric Albedo</td><td style="text-align: center">(Ag)</td><td>0.2</td></tr><tr><td>Density</td><td style="text-align: center">(ρ)</td><td>1.1 g cm-3</td></tr><tr> <td>Temperature</td> <td style="text-align: center">(T)</td> <td>1730 K</td></tr>

Orbital elements

<tr><td>Semimajor axis</td><td style="text-align: center">(a)</td> <td>0.03 AU</td></tr><tr> <td>Eccentricity</td> <td style="text-align: center">(e)</td> <td>~0</td></tr><tr><td>Orbital period</td><td style="text-align: center">(P)</td> <td>1.85555800 d</td></tr><tr> <td>Inclination</td> <td style="text-align: center">(i)</td> <td>88.3°</td></tr>

Discovery information

<tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery date</td> <td>July 29, 2011</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discoverer(s)</td> <td></td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery method</td> <td>Transit</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Other detection methods</td> <td>Radial velocity,
Reflection/emission modulations,
Ellipsoidal light variations[1]</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery status</td> <td>Confirmed</td></tr>

Kepler-41b, formerly known as KOI-196b, is a planet in the orbit of star Kepler-41. It is a hot Jupiter with about the density of water. It reflects about a third of the starlight it receives.

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