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K2-38 b is a Super Earth exoplanet that orbits a G-type star. Its mass is 12 Earth, it takes 4 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.0506 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2016.

PLANET TYPE
Super-earth
DISCOVERY DATE
2016
MASS
12 Earth
PLANET RADIUS
1.55 x Earth
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.0506 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
4 days
ECCENTRICITY
Unknown
DETECTION METHOD
Transit