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K2-27 b is a Neptune-like exoplanet that orbits a G-type star. Its mass is 30.9 Earths, it takes 6.8 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.06702 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2016.

PLANET TYPE
Neptune-like
DISCOVERY DATE
2016
MASS
30.9 Earths
PLANET RADIUS
0.4 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.06702 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
6.8 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.251
DETECTION METHOD
Transit