KEPLER-62: Lyra

$9.00 - $12.00

The designs in this series incorporate various representations for these systems:
Constellations: The constellation the system is located in, or associated with (Solar System), is mid-raised in the metal background of the design. Stars that are part of the perceived pattern in the constellation are represented by diamonds, while background stars are circles.
Stars: The largest metal circle in each design is to scale with the screen printed planets.
Planets: The order the planets are printed are innermost (top) to outermost (bottom). The metal circles also represent the planets, to a more clear scale, though they are not in any particular order.

Pin Details: 40mm, Silver metal with mid-raised metal constellation background, translucent enamel, screen print, cutouts
There are two planets in this system within the Habitable Zone, both are categorized as super-earths. This system contains a planet with the mass of 36 EARTHS! The star is slightly older than our sun (4.6 billion years old), at 7 billion years old. The star is only 2/3 the size of our Sun, and 1/5 as bright. Unfortunately, the star is too dim to be seen from earth with the naked eye, it's apparent magnitude is only 13.75.