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Artist's concept

gam 1 Leo b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a K-type star. Its mass is at least 8.78 Jupiters, it takes 428.5 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 1.19 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2009.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
2009
MASS
at least 8.78 Jupiters
PLANET RADIUS
Unknown
ORBITAL RADIUS
1.19 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
428.5 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.144
DETECTION METHOD
Radial Velocity