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GJ 163 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a K-type star. Its mass is at least 10.6Earths, it takes 8.6 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.0607 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2013.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
2013
MASS
at least 10.6Earths
PLANET RADIUS
Unknown
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.0607 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
8.6 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.073
DETECTION METHOD
Radial Velocity