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CoRoT-6 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a F-type star. Its mass is 2.96 Jupiter, it takes 8.9 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.0855 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2009.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
2009
MASS
2.96 Jupiter
PLANET RADIUS
1.166 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.0855 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
8.9 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.1
DETECTION METHOD
Transit