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55 Cnc b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a G-type star. Its mass is 0.8306 Jupiters, it takes 14.7 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.115227 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 1996.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
1996
MASS
0.8306 Jupiters
PLANET RADIUS
Unknown
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.115227 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
14.7 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.0034
DETECTION METHOD
Radial Velocity