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WASP-81 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a G-type star. Its mass is 0.729 Jupiter, it takes 2.7 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.03908 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2017.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
2017
MASS
0.729 Jupiter
PLANET RADIUS
1.429 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.03908 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
2.7 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.066
DETECTION METHOD
Transit