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Kepler-79 c is a Neptune-like exoplanet that orbits a F-type star. Its mass is 5.9 Earths, it takes 27.4 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.187 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2012.

PLANET TYPE
Neptune-like
DISCOVERY DATE
2012
MASS
5.9 Earths
PLANET RADIUS
0.332 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.187 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
27.4 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.03
DETECTION METHOD
Transit