GJ 581 e is a super Earth exoplanet that orbits a K-type star. Its mass is 1.7 Earths, it takes 3.1 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.02815 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2009.

PLANET TYPE
Super Earth
DISCOVERY DATE
2009
MASS
1.7 Earths
PLANET RADIUS
1.17 x Earth
(estimate)
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.02815 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
3.1 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.0
DETECTION METHOD