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MXB 1658-298 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits an unknown-type star. Its mass is 23.7 Jupiters, it takes 2.1 years to complete one orbit of its star, and is 1.613 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2017.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
2017
MASS
23.7 Jupiters
PLANET RADIUS
Unknown
ORBITAL RADIUS
1.613 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
2.1 years
ECCENTRICITY
Unknown
DETECTION METHOD
Eclipse Timing Variations