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Artist's concept

Kepler-59 b is a Super Earth exoplanet that orbits a F-type star. Its mass is 2.05 Jupiters and it takes 11.9 days to complete one orbit of its star. Its discovery was announced in 2012.

PLANET TYPE
Super-earth
DISCOVERY DATE
2012
MASS
2.05 Jupiters
PLANET RADIUS
1.1 x Earth
ORBITAL RADIUS
Unknown
ORBITAL PERIOD
11.9 days
ECCENTRICITY
Unknown
DETECTION METHOD
Transit