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CoRoT-7 b is a Super Earth exoplanet that orbits a G-type star. Its mass is 3.1783 Earths and it takes 0.9 days to complete one orbit of its star. Its discovery was announced in 2009.

PLANET TYPE
Super-earth
DISCOVERY DATE
2009
MASS
3.1783 Earths
PLANET RADIUS
1.681 x Earth
ORBITAL RADIUS
Unknown
ORBITAL PERIOD
0.9 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.0
DETECTION METHOD
Transit