Exoplanet Stats

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There is a nice sudden bump due to TESS, apparently.

Current count is: 5822
No. of likely HZ exos: 163
No. of these with reasonable radius: 46
[I found a hiccup on the G-class coding so there are only 4 found of the 46, not 47 as in the prior post.]
Kepler-452 b
Kepler-22 b
HD 191939 g
tau Cet f
I accidentally stumbled on a way to get the entire list of both the confirmed exoplanets as well as the candidate list. [Then I discovered there is a very simple way to do it.]

The total number of exoplanets with candidates bumps to an additional 2,614, as of today, giving a total for both of 8,857.

So if we use strong wishful thinking and pretend these candidates all get confirmed and without data changes (for the worse), then the number of "Earthlike" exoplanets bump from 47 to 111. The number of all exoplanets in their HZ, regardless of size, bumps from 171 to 301.

[Courtesy Exoplanets.eu. The color coding is explained in an earlier post. Questions are welcomed.]

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We are seeing an abundant number of exoplanets become confirmed, and our numbers for those in their HZ are also increasing.

Hats off the astronomers! Almost 1000 new exoplanets have been added to list in only about 1 month. Keep it coming!!!

The following shows that there has been a bump of 3 exoplanets found in their respective HZ, though their radii are not Earth-sized.

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Wow, the rate in the increase of confirmed exoplanets is impressive!

The number of exoplanets that are Earth-like in size and in their HZ remains at 47, but there are many more that are larger, especially, that are in their HZ.

For the first time, there are exoplanets found (10) around B-type stars.

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Wow! We may be only a few days from breaking the 7,000 confirmed exoplanet number.

There is a steady increase in the number of exoplanets in HZs, but there has been no increase in these that are "Earth Sized".

In the last month, there has been an increase of about 50% in the number of HZ exoplanets by star type, with the exception of the F- type stars having a 98% increase (M-type did get bumped by 67%).