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Kepler-46 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a G-type star. Its mass is 6 Jupiter, it takes 33.6 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.1968 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2012.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
2012
MASS
6 Jupiter
PLANET RADIUS
0.808 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.1968 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
33.6 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.01
DETECTION METHOD
Transit