Skip navigation


What Is an Exoplanet?

All of the planets in our solar system orbit around the Sun. Planets that orbit around other stars are called exoplanets. Exoplanets are very hard to see directly with telescopes. They are hidden by the bright glare of the stars they orbit.

I have found an exoplanet in Orion that is HAT-P-70. I have found this graph of the light curve from 

According to Zhou et al. 2019 this exoplanet has the following stellar properties:

From this information and the formula that I will show below, I have calculated the radius of the exoplanet.