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Kepler-79 e is a Super Earth exoplanet that orbits a F-type star. Its mass is 4.1 Earths, it takes 81.1 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.386 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2014.

PLANET TYPE
Super-earth
DISCOVERY DATE
2014
MASS
4.1 Earths
PLANET RADIUS
0.311 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.386 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
81.1 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.012
DETECTION METHOD
Transit