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Confirmed Exoplanet Statistics

                 6/08/2022

 

Discovery Method                Planets

Astrometry                                           1

Imaging                                               60

Radial Velocity                                 930

Transit                                            3864

Transit timing variations                  22

Eclipse timing variations                  18

Microlensing                                    130

Pulsar timing variations                     7

Pulsation timing variations               2

Orbital brightness modulations       9      

Disk Kinematics                                   1

Transiting Exoplanets                         3896

All Exoplanets                                      5044

 

                     Counts by Radius

Less than 1.25 Earth radius                              493

Greater than 1.25 less than 2 Earth radii     1009

Greater than 2 less than 6 Earth radii           1684

Greater than 6 less than 15 Earth radii           530

Greater than 15 Earth radii                               182

Kepler transits

       Kepler 1 Mission Counts

Confirmed Planets Discovered by Kepler                2709

Habitable Zone Confirmed and Candidates*            361

Kepler Project Candidates                                         4717

Kepler Project Unconfirmed Candidates                 2057

Total Candidates and Confirmed Planets                4781

*180 K < Equilibrium (T) < 310 K or 0.25 < Earth Insolation < 2.2

      Kepler 2 Mission Counts

Confirmed Planets Discovered by K2                              537

K2 Candidates yet to be Confirmed                                 969

K2 Campaign 9 Microslensing Events                              627              

      TESS Mission Counts

Confirmed Planets                                                             221

Candidate Planets                                                            5767

   Source: NASA Exoplanet Archive                       6/8/2022

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