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HIP 12961 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a K-type star. Its mass is 0.36 Jupiters, it takes 57.4 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.25 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2010.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
2010
MASS
0.36 Jupiters
PLANET RADIUS
Unknown
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.25 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
57.4 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.17
DETECTION METHOD
Radial Velocity