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CoRoT-7 b is a Super Earth exoplanet that orbits a G-type star. Its mass is 5.74 Earth, it takes 0.9 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.017016 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2009.

PLANET TYPE
Super-earth
DISCOVERY DATE
2009
MASS
5.74 Earth
PLANET RADIUS
1.585 x Earth
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.017016 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
0.9 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.0
DETECTION METHOD
Transit