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Kepler-5 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a F-type star. Its mass is 2.111 Jupiters, it takes 3.5 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.0538 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2009.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
2009
MASS
2.111 Jupiters
PLANET RADIUS
1.426 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.0538 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
3.5 days
ECCENTRICITY
Unknown
DETECTION METHOD
Transit