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Kepler-43 b is a Super Earth exoplanet that orbits a F-type star. Its mass is 3.23 Jupiters, it takes 3 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.046 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2011.

PLANET TYPE
Super-earth
DISCOVERY DATE
2011
MASS
3.23 Jupiters
PLANET RADIUS
1.219 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.046 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
3 days
ECCENTRICITY
Unknown
DETECTION METHOD
Transit