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Kepler-59 c

KOI-1529 c, KIC 9821454 c

Proper NameNone
DesignationsKepler-59 c, KOI-1529 c, KIC 9821454 c
ClassificationSuper Earth
Orbital Period18.0 days
Mean Distance from Kepler-5920.4 million km
0.14 AU
Mass4.1 x Earth
Diameter2.0 x Earth
TemperatureNot known
Parent starKepler-59, yellow dwarf star in Lyra
Other planets in this systemKepler-59 b, Earth-mass planet
NotesOne of two known planets orbiting the Sun-like star Kepler-59, Kepler-59 c belongs to the type known as 'Super Earths': it appears to have a solid surface, but is nearly twice the diameter of Earth itself. Both the planets in this system pursue rapid orbits very close to their parent star.