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Artist's concept

NGC 2682 Sand 978 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a K-type star. Its mass is at least 2.18 Jupiters and it takes 1.4 years to complete one orbit of its star. Its discovery was announced in 2017.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
2017
MASS
at least 2.18 Jupiters
PLANET RADIUS
Unknown
ORBITAL RADIUS
Unknown
ORBITAL PERIOD
1.4 years
ECCENTRICITY
0.16
DETECTION METHOD
Radial Velocity