KELT-3b

We report the discovery of KELT-3b, a moderately inflated transiting hot Jupiter with a mass of 1.477_{-0.067}^{+0.066} \,M_{J}, radius of 1.345 ± 0.072 R J, and an orbital period of 2.7033904 ± 0.000010 days.

PLANET SPECS.

TelescopeKELT-South
RA09:54:34.39
Dec+40:23:16.9
Distance210 parsecs
V Magnitude9.82
Stellar Temp6300 Kelvin
Planet Mass1.46 MJ
Planet Radius1.36 RJ

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New 'hot Jupiter' with short orbital period discovered

Jul 12

(Phys.org)—An international team of astronomers reports the discovery of a new "hot Jupiter" exoplanet with a short orbital period of just three and a half days. The newly detected giant planet, designated KELT-20b, circles a rapidly rotating star known as HD 185603 (or KELT-20). The finding was presented in a paper published July 5 on arXiv.org.

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Mysterious Stellar Eclipse Point To A Giant Ringed Gas Planet Surrounded By A Ring Of Dust

Jun 07

Scientists have discovered a giant ringed gas planet which is likely caused by a mysterious stellar eclipse. The planet has 50 times mass of Jupiter and it is surrounded by a ring of dust. According to researchers from the University of Warwick, this planet is hurtling around a star more than 1000 light years away from Earth.

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New 'hellish,' hot planet rivals most stars

Jun 06

Researchers recently discovered a strange, scorching-hot planet that is only slightly cooler than our sun.

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Major KELT-South Planet discovery

Apr 13

KELT-11b is the latest discovery from KELT-South. It is extraordinarily inflated, with a mass one fifth that of Jupiter but a size almost 40% larger, so the bulkdensity is below 0.1 grams per cc.

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