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Kepler-55 b is a Neptune-like exoplanet that orbits a K-type star. Its mass is 1.49 Jupiters and it takes 27.9 days to complete one orbit of its star. Its discovery was announced in 2012.

PLANET TYPE
Neptune-like
DISCOVERY DATE
2012
MASS
1.49 Jupiters
PLANET RADIUS
0.217 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
Unknown
ORBITAL PERIOD
27.9 days
ECCENTRICITY
Unknown
DETECTION METHOD
Transit