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Kepler-62 b is a Super Earth exoplanet that orbits a K-type star. Its mass is 9 Earths, it takes 5.7 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.0553 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2013.

PLANET TYPE
Super-earth
DISCOVERY DATE
2013
MASS
9 Earths
PLANET RADIUS
1.31 x Earth
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.0553 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
5.7 days
ECCENTRICITY
Unknown
DETECTION METHOD
Transit