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Kepler-442 b is a Super Earth exoplanet that orbits a K-type star. Its mass is Unknown, it takes 112.3 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.409 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2015.

PLANET TYPE
Super-earth
DISCOVERY DATE
2015
MASS
Unknown
PLANET RADIUS
1.34 x Earth
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.409 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
112.3 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.04
DETECTION METHOD
Transit