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16 Cyg B b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a G-type star. Its mass is at least 1.68 Jupiter, it takes 2.2 years to complete one orbit of its star, and is 1.681 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 1996.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
1996
MASS
at least 1.68 Jupiter
PLANET RADIUS
Unknown
ORBITAL RADIUS
1.681 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
2.2 years
ECCENTRICITY
0.681
DETECTION METHOD
Radial Velocity