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HD 156668 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a K-type star. Its mass is at least 4.15Earths, it takes 4.6 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.05 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2010.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
2010
MASS
at least 4.15Earths
PLANET RADIUS
Unknown
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.05 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
4.6 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.0
DETECTION METHOD
Radial Velocity