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KELT-6 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a F-type star. Its mass is at least 0.442 Jupiter, it takes 7.8 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.08 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2014.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
2014
MASS
at least 0.442 Jupiter
PLANET RADIUS
1.18 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.08 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
7.8 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.029
DETECTION METHOD
Transit