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One of three systems discovered by Super WASP containing a transiting planet so close to its star that it is evaporating. A dense very hot jupiter, the densest known Jupiter mass planet at the time of its discovery (Mass is 63% more than Jupiter, Radius is 17% more). Found to orbit in the same manner as its star's rotation, while 6 out of 27 planets analyzed by the WASP team were found to orbit backwards around its star in 2010. Has a candidate planet detected by the Transit Timing Variation method.

WASP-5 System Web PagesEdit

WASP-5 System In the NewsEdit

Discovered (Oct 2007)Edit

Not One of six Retrograde Exoplanets (2010)Edit

Transit Timing Variation Candidate Not as Convincing as Kepler-19 (2012)Edit

See Kepler-19 System for more articles and related systems

See AlsoEdit

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