Discovered byJason F. Rowe et al.[1]
Discovery siteKepler
Discovery dateFebruary 26, 2014
Transit method
Orbital characteristics
77.473633[1] d
JD 2454985.64156[1]
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
2.50 ± 0.20[1] REarth
Mean density
2.8203 ± 4.0164 g/cm3 (0.10189 ± 0.14510 lb/cu in)[1]

Kepler-298d is an exoplanet orbiting Kepler-298, 473.69 parsecs away (1545 ly). Kepler-298d, which was discovered in 2014,[2] it orbits its star in the Habitable zone. Kepler-298d was thought to be an Earth-like planet, further research shows that its atmosphere is +2.11 on the HZA scale, this means the planet may be an ocean planet with a thick gas atmosphere like a dwarf-giant.

See also


  1. ^ a b c d e Rowe, Jason F.; et al. (2014). "Validation of Kepler's Multiple Planet Candidates. III. Light Curve Analysis and Announcement of Hundreds of New Multi-planet Systems". The Astrophysical Journal. 784 (1): 20. arXiv:1402.6534. Bibcode:2014ApJ...784...45R. doi:10.1088/0004-637X/784/1/45. 45.
  2. ^ "Planet Kepler-298 d". Extrasolar Planets Encyclopaedia. Retrieved 26 April 2018.