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Kepler-48 b is a Super Earth exoplanet that orbits a G-type star. Its mass is 3.94 Earths and it takes 4.8 days to complete one orbit of its star. Its discovery was announced in 2012.

PLANET TYPE
Super-earth
DISCOVERY DATE
2012
MASS
3.94 Earths
PLANET RADIUS
1.88 x Earth
ORBITAL RADIUS
Unknown
ORBITAL PERIOD
4.8 days
ECCENTRICITY
Unknown
DETECTION METHOD
Transit