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Kepler-46 b is a Super Earth exoplanet that orbits a G-type star. Its mass is 6 Jupiters, 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
Super-earth
DISCOVERY DATE
2012
MASS
6 Jupiters
PLANET RADIUS
0.808 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.1968 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
33.6 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.01
DETECTION METHOD
Transit