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HAT-P-40 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a F-type star. Its mass is 0.615 Jupiter, it takes 4.5 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.0608 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2012.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
2012
MASS
0.615 Jupiter
PLANET RADIUS
1.73 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.0608 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
4.5 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.0
DETECTION METHOD
Transit