Comparison Between OGLE-TR-122b, Jupiter and the Sun

Comparison between the newly found low-mass star OGLE-TR-122b and the Sun and Jupiter. OGLE-TR-122b, while still 96 times as massive as Jupiter, is only 16% larger than this giant planet. It weighs 1/11th the mass of the Sun and has 1/8th of its diameter.

Credit:

ESO/Sun image: SOHO/ESA; Jupiter: Cassini/NASA/JPL/University of Arizona/ESA)

About the Image

Id:eso0507c
Type:Artwork
Release date:3 March 2005
Related releases:eso0507
Size:5000 x 2856 px

About the Object

Name:Jupiter, OGLE-TR-122b, Sun
Type:Solar System : Planet : Type : Gas Giant
Solar System : Star
Milky Way : Planet : Type : Gas Giant
Category:Solar System
Stars

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