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KELT-1 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a F-type star. Its mass is 27.23 Jupiter, it takes 1.2 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.02466 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2012.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
2012
MASS
27.23 Jupiter
PLANET RADIUS
1.11 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.02466 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
1.2 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.0099
DETECTION METHOD
Transit