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Kepler-23 b is a Neptune-like exoplanet that orbits a G-type star. Its mass is 0.8 Jupiter, it takes 7.1 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.075 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2011.

PLANET TYPE
Neptune-like
DISCOVERY DATE
2011
MASS
0.8 Jupiter
PLANET RADIUS
1.9 x Earth
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.075 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
7.1 days
ECCENTRICITY
Unknown
DETECTION METHOD
Transit