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803 Alien Planets That Were Discovered Last Year

It was a record year for exoplanet discoveries. 2015, you have a lot to live up to.

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In 2014 astronomers discovered over 800 new planets outside of the solar system.

ESO/M. Kornmesser / Via eso.org

The exact number varies depending on which catalogue you consult. NASA's Exoplanet Archive puts the number at 860, whereas the long-running Extrasolar Planets Encyclopaedia puts it at 803. That's because each database uses slightly different criteria.

Either way, that's a lot of new planets.

Most of those came from a single announcement in February when NASA's Kepler mission confirmed the existence of a massive 715 exoplanets.

NASA/SETI/J Rowe

Planets found by Kepler are shown in red, those found by other missions are blue, and the gold bar shows the February haul.

In 2013 Kepler suffered a setback when one of the wheels that kept it in the right alignment failed. This year's huge Kepler haul came from previously collected data.

Astronomers couldn't do anything to fix the wheel, but they did manage to find another way to use the spacecraft, starting in June this year. And it's working – one planet has already been found this way.

To make the size of these numbers a little more tangible, here are the 803 planets listed in the Extrasolar Planet Catalogue that were discovered last year.

They're ordered by when their entry was last updated. For more information on any individual planet, search this list for its name and go to its entry in the catalogue.

1. HD 4203 c

2. Kepler-48 d

3. Kepler-48 e

4. SAND364 b

5. YBP1194 b

6. YBP1514 b

7. HATS-5 b

8. HD 114613 b

9. HD 154857 c

10. Kepler-101 b

11. Kepler-101 c

12. Kepler-104 b

13. Kepler-104 c

14. Kepler-104 d

15. Kepler-105 c

16. Kepler-107 b

17. Kepler-107 c

18. Kepler-107 d

19. Kepler-107 e

20. Kepler-108 b

21. Kepler-108 c

22. Kepler-110 b

23. Kepler-110 c

24. Kepler-111 b

25. Kepler-111 c

26. Kepler-112 b

27. Kepler-112 c

28. Kepler-115 b

29. Kepler-115 c

30. Kepler-116 b

31. Kepler-116 c

32. Kepler-117 b

33. Kepler-117 c

34. Kepler-118 b

35. Kepler-118 c

36. Kepler-119 b

37. Kepler-119 c

38. Kepler-120 b

39. Kepler-120 c

40. Kepler-121 b

41. Kepler-121 c

42. Kepler-122 b

43. Kepler-122 c

44. Kepler-122 d

45. Kepler-122 e

46. Kepler-123 b

47. Kepler-123 c

48. Kepler-124 b

49. Kepler-124 c

50. Kepler-124 d

51. Kepler-125 b

52. Kepler-125 c

53. Kepler-126 b

54. Kepler-126 c

55. Kepler-126 d

56. Kepler-127 b

57. Kepler-127 c

58. Kepler-127 d

59. Kepler-129 b

60. Kepler-129 c

61. Kepler-130 b

62. Kepler-130 d

63. Kepler-132 b

64. Kepler-132 c

65. Kepler-132 d

66. Kepler-133 b

67. Kepler-133 c

68. Kepler-134 b

69. Kepler-134 c

70. Kepler-135 b

71. Kepler-135 c

72. Kepler-136 b

73. Kepler-136 c

74. Kepler-137 b

75. Kepler-137 c

76. Kepler-139 b

77. Kepler-139 c

78. Kepler-140 b

79. Kepler-140 c

80. Kepler-141 b

81. Kepler-141 c

82. Kepler-142 b

83. Kepler-142 c

84. Kepler-142 d

85. Kepler-143 b

86. Kepler-143 c

87. Kepler-144 b

88. Kepler-144 c

89. Kepler-146 b

90. Kepler-146 c

91. Kepler-147 b

92. Kepler-147 c

93. Kepler-148 b

94. Kepler-148 c

95. Kepler-149 b

96. Kepler-149 c

97. Kepler-149 d

98. Kepler-150 b

99. Kepler-150 c

100. Kepler-150 d

101. Kepler-150 e

102. Kepler-151 b

103. Kepler-151 c

104. Kepler-152 b

105. Kepler-152 c

106. Kepler-153 b

107. Kepler-153 c

108. Kepler-154 b

109. Kepler-154 c

110. Kepler-155 b

111. Kepler-155 c

112. Kepler-156 b

113. Kepler-156 c

114. Kepler-157 b

115. Kepler-157 c

116. Kepler-158 b

117. Kepler-158 c

118. Kepler-159 b

119. Kepler-159 c

120. Kepler-160 b

121. Kepler-160 c

122. Kepler-161 b

123. Kepler-161 c

124. Kepler-162 b

125. Kepler-162 c

126. Kepler-163 b

127. Kepler-163 c

128. Kepler-164 b

129. Kepler-164 c

130. Kepler-164 d

131. Kepler-165 b

132. Kepler-165 c

133. Kepler-166 b

134. Kepler-166 c

135. Kepler-167 b

136. Kepler-167 c

137. Kepler-168 b

138. Kepler-168 c

139. Kepler-169 b

140. Kepler-169 c

141. Kepler-169 d

142. Kepler-169 e

143. Kepler-169 f

144. Kepler-170 b

145. Kepler-170 c

146. Kepler-171 b

147. Kepler-171 c

148. Kepler-171 d

149. Kepler-172 b

150. Kepler-172 c

151. Kepler-172 d

152. Kepler-172 e

153. Kepler-173 b

154. Kepler-173 c

155. Kepler-174 b

156. Kepler-174 c

157. Kepler-174 d

158. Kepler-175 b

159. Kepler-175 c

160. Kepler-176 b

161. Kepler-176 c

162. Kepler-176 d

163. Kepler-178 b

164. Kepler-178 c

165. Kepler-178 d

166. Kepler-179 b

167. Kepler-179 c

168. Kepler-180 b

169. Kepler-180 c

170. Kepler-181 b

171. Kepler-181 c

172. Kepler-182 b

173. Kepler-182 c

174. Kepler-183 b

175. Kepler-183 c

176. Kepler-184 b

177. Kepler-184 c

178. Kepler-184 d

179. Kepler-185 b

180. Kepler-185 c

181. Kepler-186 b

182. Kepler-186 c

183. Kepler-186 d

184. Kepler-186 e

185. Kepler-187 b

186. Kepler-187 c

187. Kepler-188 b

188. Kepler-188 c

189. Kepler-189 b

190. Kepler-189 c

191. Kepler-190 b

192. Kepler-190 c

193. Kepler-191 b

194. Kepler-191 c

195. Kepler-192 b

196. Kepler-192 c

197. Kepler-193 b

198. Kepler-193 c

199. Kepler-194 b

200. Kepler-194 c

201. Kepler-194 d

202. Kepler-195 b

203. Kepler-195 c

204. Kepler-196 b

205. Kepler-196 c

206. Kepler-197 b

207. Kepler-197 c

208. Kepler-197 d

209. Kepler-197 e

210. Kepler-198 b

211. Kepler-198 c

212. Kepler-199 b

213. Kepler-199 c

214. Kepler-200 b

215. Kepler-200 c

216. Kepler-201 b

217. Kepler-201 c

218. Kepler-202 b

219. Kepler-202 c

220. Kepler-203 b

221. Kepler-203 c

222. Kepler-203 d

223. Kepler-204 b

224. Kepler-204 c

225. Kepler-205 b

226. Kepler-205 c

227. Kepler-206 b

228. Kepler-206 c

229. Kepler-206 d

230. Kepler-207 b

231. Kepler-207 c

232. Kepler-207 d

233. Kepler-208 b

234. Kepler-208 c

235. Kepler-208 d

236. Kepler-208 e

237. Kepler-209 b

238. Kepler-209 c

239. Kepler-211 b

240. Kepler-211 c

241. Kepler-212 b

242. Kepler-212 c

243. Kepler-213 b

244. Kepler-213 c

245. Kepler-214 b

246. Kepler-214 c

247. Kepler-215 b

248. Kepler-215 c

249. Kepler-215 d

250. Kepler-215 e

251. Kepler-216 b

252. Kepler-216 c

253. Kepler-217 b

254. Kepler-217 c

255. Kepler-218 b

256. Kepler-218 c

257. Kepler-219 b

258. Kepler-219 c

259. Kepler-219 d

260. Kepler-220 b

261. Kepler-220 c

262. Kepler-220 d

263. Kepler-220 e

264. Kepler-221 b

265. Kepler-221 c

266. Kepler-221 d

267. Kepler-221 e

268. Kepler-222 b

269. Kepler-222 c

270. Kepler-222 d

271. Kepler-223 b

272. Kepler-223 c

273. Kepler-223 d

274. Kepler-223 e

275. Kepler-224 b

276. Kepler-224 c

277. Kepler-224 d

278. Kepler-224 e

279. Kepler-225 b

280. Kepler-225 c

281. Kepler-226 b

282. Kepler-226 c

283. Kepler-226 d

284. Kepler-228 b

285. Kepler-228 c

286. Kepler-228 d

287. Kepler-229 b

288. Kepler-229 c

289. Kepler-229 d

290. Kepler-230 b

291. Kepler-230 c

292. Kepler-231 c

293. Kepler-232 b

294. Kepler-232 c

295. Kepler-233 b

296. Kepler-233 c

297. Kepler-234 b

298. Kepler-234 c

299. Kepler-235 b

300. Kepler-235 c

301. Kepler-235 d

302. Kepler-235 e

303. Kepler-236 b

304. Kepler-236 c

305. Kepler-237 b

306. Kepler-237 c

307. Kepler-238 b

308. Kepler-238 c

309. Kepler-238 d

310. Kepler-239 b

311. Kepler-239 c

312. Kepler-240 b

313. Kepler-240 c

314. Kepler-241 b

315. Kepler-241 c

316. Kepler-242 b

317. Kepler-242 c

318. Kepler-243 b

319. Kepler-243 c

320. Kepler-244 b

321. Kepler-244 c

322. Kepler-244 d

323. Kepler-245 b

324. Kepler-245 c

325. Kepler-245 d

326. Kepler-246 b

327. Kepler-246 c

328. Kepler-248 b

329. Kepler-248 c

330. Kepler-249 b

331. Kepler-249 c

332. Kepler-249 d

333. Kepler-250 b

334. Kepler-250 c

335. Kepler-250 d

336. Kepler-251 b

337. Kepler-251 c

338. Kepler-251 d

339. Kepler-251 e

340. Kepler-252 b

341. Kepler-252 c

342. Kepler-253 b

343. Kepler-253 c

344. Kepler-253 d

345. Kepler-254 b

346. Kepler-254 c

347. Kepler-254 d

348. Kepler-255 b

349. Kepler-255 c

350. Kepler-256 b

351. Kepler-256 c

352. Kepler-256 d

353. Kepler-256 e

354. Kepler-257 b

355. Kepler-257 c

356. Kepler-257 d

357. Kepler-258 b

358. Kepler-258 c

359. Kepler-259 b

360. Kepler-259 c

361. Kepler-26 e

362. Kepler-260 b

363. Kepler-260 c

364. Kepler-261 b

365. Kepler-261 c

366. Kepler-262 b

367. Kepler-262 c

368. Kepler-263 b

369. Kepler-263 c

370. Kepler-264 b

371. Kepler-264 c

372. Kepler-265 b

373. Kepler-265 c

374. Kepler-265 d

375. Kepler-265 e

376. Kepler-266 b

377. Kepler-266 c

378. Kepler-267 b

379. Kepler-267 c

380. Kepler-267 d

381. Kepler-268 b

382. Kepler-268 c

383. Kepler-269 b

384. Kepler-269 c

385. Kepler-270 b

386. Kepler-270 c

387. Kepler-271 b

388. Kepler-271 c

389. Kepler-272 b

390. Kepler-272 c

391. Kepler-272 d

392. Kepler-273 b

393. Kepler-273 c

394. Kepler-274 b

395. Kepler-274 c

396. Kepler-275 b

397. Kepler-275 c

398. Kepler-275 d

399. Kepler-276 b

400. Kepler-278 b

401. Kepler-278 c

402. Kepler-279 b

403. Kepler-280 b

404. Kepler-280 c

405. Kepler-281 b

406. Kepler-281 c

407. Kepler-282 b

408. Kepler-282 c

409. Kepler-283 b

410. Kepler-283 c

411. Kepler-284 b

412. Kepler-284 c

413. Kepler-285 b

414. Kepler-285 c

415. Kepler-286 b

416. Kepler-286 c

417. Kepler-286 d

418. Kepler-286 e

419. Kepler-287 b

420. Kepler-287 c

421. Kepler-288 b

422. Kepler-288 c

423. Kepler-288 d

424. Kepler-289 b

425. Kepler-289 c

426. Kepler-290 b

427. Kepler-290 c

428. Kepler-291 b

429. Kepler-291 c

430. Kepler-292 b

431. Kepler-292 c

432. Kepler-292 d

433. Kepler-292 e

434. Kepler-292 f

435. Kepler-293 b

436. Kepler-293 c

437. Kepler-294 b

438. Kepler-294 c

439. Kepler-295 b

440. Kepler-295 c

441. Kepler-295 d

442. Kepler-296 b

443. Kepler-296 c

444. Kepler-296 d

445. Kepler-296 e

446. Kepler-296 f

447. Kepler-297 b

448. Kepler-297 c

449. Kepler-298 b

450. Kepler-298 c

451. Kepler-298 d

452. Kepler-299 b

453. Kepler-299 c

454. Kepler-299 d

455. Kepler-299 e

456. Kepler-300 b

457. Kepler-300 c

458. Kepler-301 b

459. Kepler-301 c

460. Kepler-301 d

461. Kepler-302 b

462. Kepler-302 c

463. Kepler-303 b

464. Kepler-303 c

465. Kepler-304 b

466. Kepler-304 c

467. Kepler-304 d

468. Kepler-305 d

469. Kepler-306 b

470. Kepler-306 c

471. Kepler-306 d

472. Kepler-306 e

473. Kepler-308 b

474. Kepler-308 c

475. Kepler-309 b

476. Kepler-309 c

477. Kepler-31 d

478. Kepler-310 b

479. Kepler-310 c

480. Kepler-310 d

481. Kepler-311 b

482. Kepler-311 c

483. Kepler-312 b

484. Kepler-312 c

485. Kepler-313 b

486. Kepler-313 c

487. Kepler-314 b

488. Kepler-314 c

489. Kepler-315 b

490. Kepler-315 c

491. Kepler-316 b

492. Kepler-316 c

493. Kepler-317 b

494. Kepler-317 c

495. Kepler-318 b

496. Kepler-318 c

497. Kepler-319 b

498. Kepler-319 c

499. Kepler-319 d

500. Kepler-320 b

501. Kepler-320 c

502. Kepler-321 b

503. Kepler-321 c

504. Kepler-322 b

505. Kepler-322 c

506. Kepler-323 b

507. Kepler-323 c

508. Kepler-324 b

509. Kepler-324 c

510. Kepler-325 b

511. Kepler-325 c

512. Kepler-325 d

512. Kepler-325 d

513. Kepler-326 b

514. Kepler-326 c

515. Kepler-326 d

516. Kepler-327 b

517. Kepler-327 c

518. Kepler-327 d

519. Kepler-329 b

520. Kepler-329 c

521. Kepler-330 b

522. Kepler-330 c

523. Kepler-331 b

524. Kepler-331 c

525. Kepler-331 d

526. Kepler-332 b

527. Kepler-332 c

528. Kepler-332 d

529. Kepler-333 b

530. Kepler-333 c

531. Kepler-334 b

532. Kepler-334 c

533. Kepler-334 d

534. Kepler-335 b

535. Kepler-335 c

536. Kepler-336 b

537. Kepler-336 c

538. Kepler-336 d

539. Kepler-337 b

540. Kepler-337 c

541. Kepler-338 b

542. Kepler-338 c

543. Kepler-338 d

544. Kepler-339 b

545. Kepler-339 c

546. Kepler-339 d

547. Kepler-340 b

548. Kepler-340 c

549. Kepler-341 b

550. Kepler-341 c

551. Kepler-341 d

552. Kepler-341 e

553. Kepler-342 b

554. Kepler-342 c

555. Kepler-342 d

556. Kepler-343 b

557. Kepler-343 c

558. Kepler-344 b

559. Kepler-344 c

560. Kepler-345 b

561. Kepler-345 c

562. Kepler-346 b

563. Kepler-346 c

564. Kepler-347 b

565. Kepler-347 c

566. Kepler-348 b

567. Kepler-348 c

568. Kepler-349 b

569. Kepler-349 c

570. Kepler-350 b

571. Kepler-351 b

572. Kepler-351 c

573. Kepler-352 b

574. Kepler-352 c

575. Kepler-353 b

576. Kepler-353 c

577. Kepler-354 b

578. Kepler-354 c

579. Kepler-354 d

580. Kepler-355 b

581. Kepler-355 c

582. Kepler-356 b

583. Kepler-356 c

584. Kepler-357 b

585. Kepler-357 c

586. Kepler-357 d

587. Kepler-358 b

588. Kepler-358 c

589. Kepler-359 b

590. Kepler-359 c

591. Kepler-359 d

592. Kepler-360 b

593. Kepler-360 c

594. Kepler-361 b

595. Kepler-361 c

596. Kepler-362 b

597. Kepler-362 c

598. Kepler-363 b

599. Kepler-363 c

600. Kepler-363 d

601. Kepler-364 b

602. Kepler-364 c

603. Kepler-365 b

604. Kepler-365 c

605. Kepler-366 b

606. Kepler-366 c

607. Kepler-367 b

608. Kepler-367 c

609. Kepler-368 b

610. Kepler-368 c

611. Kepler-369 b

612. Kepler-369 c

613. Kepler-370 b

614. Kepler-370 c

615. Kepler-371 b

616. Kepler-371 c

617. Kepler-372 b

618. Kepler-372 c

619. Kepler-372 d

620. Kepler-373 b

621. Kepler-373 c

622. Kepler-374 b

623. Kepler-374 c

624. Kepler-374 d

625. Kepler-375 b

626. Kepler-375 c

627. Kepler-376 b

628. Kepler-376 c

629. Kepler-377 b

630. Kepler-377 c

631. Kepler-378 b

632. Kepler-378 c

633. Kepler-379 b

634. Kepler-379 c

635. Kepler-380 b

636. Kepler-380 c

637. Kepler-381 b

638. Kepler-381 c

639. Kepler-382 b

640. Kepler-382 c

641. Kepler-383 b

642. Kepler-383 c

643. Kepler-384 b

644. Kepler-384 c

645. Kepler-385 b

646. Kepler-385 c

647. Kepler-386 b

648. Kepler-386 c

649. Kepler-387 b

650. Kepler-387 c

651. Kepler-388 b

652. Kepler-388 c

653. Kepler-389 b

654. Kepler-389 c

655. Kepler-390 b

656. Kepler-390 c

657. Kepler-391 b

658. Kepler-391 c

659. Kepler-392 b

660. Kepler-392 c

661. Kepler-393 b

662. Kepler-393 c

663. Kepler-394 b

664. Kepler-394 c

665. Kepler-395 b

666. Kepler-395 c

667. Kepler-397 b

668. Kepler-397 c

669. Kepler-398 b

670. Kepler-398 c

671. Kepler-399 b

672. Kepler-399 c

673. Kepler-399 d

674. Kepler-400 b

675. Kepler-400 c

676. Kepler-401 b

677. Kepler-401 c

678. Kepler-402 b

679. Kepler-402 c

680. Kepler-402 d

681. Kepler-402 e

682. Kepler-403 b

683. Kepler-403 c

684. Kepler-404 b

685. Kepler-404 c

686. Kepler-405 b

687. Kepler-405 c

688. Kepler-49 d

689. Kepler-49 e

690. Kepler-52 d

691. Kepler-53 d

692. Kepler-54 d

693. Kepler-55 d

694. Kepler-55 e

695. Kepler-55 f

696. Kepler-58 d

697. Kepler-81 d

698. Kepler-82 d

699. Kepler-82 e

700. Kepler-83 d

701. Kepler-84 d

702. Kepler-84 e

703. Kepler-84 f

704. Kepler-85 d

705. Kepler-85 e

706. WASP-85 b

707. MOA-2013-BLG-220L b

708. Kepler-210 b

709. Kepler-210 c

710. KOI-368.01

711. OGL-2008-BLG-355L b

712. Kepler-186 f

713. GU Psc b

714. HD 141399 b

715. HD 141399 c

716. Kepler-25 d

717. HD 141399 d

718. HD 141399 e

719. Kepler-227 b

720. Kepler-227 c

721. Kepler-247 b

722. Kepler-247 c

723. Kepler-247 d

724. beta Cnc b

725. beta Umi b

726. mu Leo b

727. sig Per b

728. Gl 687 b

729. HAT-P-49 b

730. HAT-P-54 b

731. HATS-4 b

732. Kepler-412 b

733. WASP-103 b

734. GJ 221

BD-061339 d

735. GJ 160.2 b

736. GJ 180 b

737. GJ 180 c

738. GJ 229 b

739. GJ 27.1 b

740. GJ 422 b

741. GJ 682 b

742. GJ 682 c

743. Kepler-231 b

744. KOI-620.02

745. Kapteyn's b

746. Kapteyn's c

747. HIP 105854 b

748. GJ 832 c

749. KOI-1257 A b

750. WASP-117 b

751. KOI-1089.02

752. Kepler-418 b

753. OGLE-2013-BLG-0341L b

754. OY Car b

755. Kepler-421 b

756. HD 284149 b

757. eta Cet b

758. HD169142 b

759. WASP-104 b

760. WASP-106 b

761. HATS-6

762. eta Cet c

763. Gl 15 A b

764. XO-2S b

765. XO-2S c

766. OGLE-2008-BLG-092L b

767. Kepler-419 c

768. OGLE-2013-BLG-0102L b

769. KIC 9632895 (AB) b

770. HD 14067 b

771. HIP 67851 b

772. HIP 97233 b

773. Kepler-422 b

774. Kepler-423 b

775. Kepler-424 c

776. WASP-94 A b

777. WASP-94 B b

778. Kepler-424 b

779. KIC 10001893 b

780. KIC 10001893 d

781. KOI-188 b

782. KOI-192 b

783. KOI-195 b

784. KOI-830 b

785. OGLE-2014-BLG-0124L b

786. TYC+1422-614-1 b

787. TYC+1422-614-1 c

788. WASP-108 b

789. WASP-109 b

790. WASP-110 b

791. WASP-111 b

792. WASP-112 b

793. WASP-87A b

794. Kepler-138 d

795. KOI-1299 c

796. Kepler-138 c

797. GJ 3293 d

798. Kepler-432 b

799. MOA-2011-BLG-274 b

800. GJ 3293 b

801. GJ 3341 b

802. HIP 116454

803. Kepler-93 b

Here's to finding more planets in 2015!

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