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Kepler-78 b is a Super Earth exoplanet that orbits a G-type star. Its mass is 3.1783 Earths and it takes 0.4 days to complete one orbit of its star. Its discovery was announced in 2013.

PLANET TYPE
Super-earth
DISCOVERY DATE
2013
MASS
3.1783 Earths
PLANET RADIUS
1.121 x Earth
ORBITAL RADIUS
Unknown
ORBITAL PERIOD
0.4 days
ECCENTRICITY
Unknown
DETECTION METHOD
Transit