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HD 40979 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a F-type star. Its mass is at least 4.01 Jupiter, it takes 264.2 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.846 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2002.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
2002
MASS
at least 4.01 Jupiter
PLANET RADIUS
Unknown
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.846 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
264.2 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.252
DETECTION METHOD
Radial Velocity