R Dataset / Package HSAUR / planets

On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the planets data set which pertains to Exoplanets Data . The planets data set is found in the HSAUR R package. You can load the planets data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("planets"). This will load the data into a variable called planets. If R says the planets data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("HSAUR") and then attempt to reload the data with the library() command. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the planets R data set. The size of this file is about 1,579 bytes.

Exoplanets Data


Data on planets outside the Solar System.




A data frame with 101 observations from 101 exoplanets on the following 3 variables.


Jupiter mass of the planet.


period in earth days.


the radial eccentricity of the planet.


From the properties of the exoplanets found up to now it appears that the theory of planetary development constructed for the planets of the Solar System may need to be reformulated. The exoplanets are not at all like the nine local planets that we know so well. A first step in the process of understanding the exoplanets might be to try to classify them with respect to their known properties.


M. Mayor and P. Frei (2003). New Worlds in the Cosmos: The Discovery of Exoplanets. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.


data("planets", package = "HSAUR")
scatterplot3d(log(planets$mass), log(planets$period), log(planets$eccen), 
type = "h", highlight.3d = TRUE,angle = 55, 
scale.y = 0.7, pch = 16)

Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

Attachments: csv, json

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