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Kepler-6 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a G-type star. Its mass is 0.668 Jupiters, it takes 3.2 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.04852 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2009.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
2009
MASS
0.668 Jupiters
PLANET RADIUS
1.304 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.04852 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
3.2 days
ECCENTRICITY
Unknown
DETECTION METHOD
Transit