Fomalhaut b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits an A-type star. Its mass is 2.6 Jupiters, it takes 1522 years to complete one orbit of its star, and is 160 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2008.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
2008
MASS
2.6 Jupiters
PLANET RADIUS
1.2 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
160.0 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
1522 years
ECCENTRICITY
0.87
DETECTION METHOD