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February 4, 2014 01:00 PM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2014-12

Kepler Finds a Very Wobbly Planet

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About the Object
Object Name: Kepler-413b
Object Description: Kepler Eclipsing Binary System
Position (J2000): RA: 19h 14m 02s.55
Dec: +51° 09' 44".90
Constellation: Cygnus
Distance: 2,300 light-years or 700 parsecs
About the Release
Image Credit: NASA, ESA, V. Kostov and P. McCullough (STScI and Johns Hopkins University), J. Carter (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics), M. Deleuil and R. Diaz (Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille), D. Fabrycky (University of Chicago), G. Hebrard (Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris and Observatoire de Haute-Provence), T. Hinse (Armagh Observatory and Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute), T. Mazeh (Tel Aviv University), J. Orosz (San Diego State University), Z. Tsvetanov (Johns Hopkins University), and W. Welsh (San Diego State University)
Release Date: February 4, 2014