HD 179949 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a F-type star. Its mass is 0.916 Jupiters, it takes 3.1 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.0443 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2000.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
2000
MASS
0.916 Jupiters
PLANET RADIUS
1.24 x Jupiter
(estimate)
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.0443 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
3.1 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.02
DETECTION METHOD