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K2-8 b is a Neptune-like exoplanet that orbits a K-type star. Its mass is Unknown, it takes 10.4 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.0856 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2015.

PLANET TYPE
Neptune-like
DISCOVERY DATE
2015
MASS
Unknown
PLANET RADIUS
0.319 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.0856 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
10.4 days
ECCENTRICITY
Unknown
DETECTION METHOD
Transit