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HD 179079 b is a Neptune-like exoplanet that orbits a G-type star. Its mass is 31.783 Earths, it takes 14.5 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.12 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2008.

PLANET TYPE
Neptune-like
DISCOVERY DATE
2008
MASS
31.783 Earths
PLANET RADIUS
Unknown
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.12 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
14.5 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.12
DETECTION METHOD
Radial Velocity