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HD 209458 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a F-type star. Its mass is 0.73 Jupiters and it takes 3.5 days to complete one orbit of its star. Its discovery was announced in 1999.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
1999
MASS
0.73 Jupiters
PLANET RADIUS
1.39 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
Unknown
ORBITAL PERIOD
3.5 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.0
DETECTION METHOD
Radial Velocity