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WASP-53 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a K-type star. Its mass is 2.132 Jupiter, it takes 3.3 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.04101 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2017.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
2017
MASS
2.132 Jupiter
PLANET RADIUS
1.074 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.04101 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
3.3 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.03
DETECTION METHOD
Transit