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Kepler-12 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a G-type star. Its mass is 0.432 Jupiter, it takes 4.4 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.0553 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2011.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
2011
MASS
0.432 Jupiter
PLANET RADIUS
1.754 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.0553 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
4.4 days
ECCENTRICITY
Unknown
DETECTION METHOD
Transit