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CoRoT-3 b is a Super Earth exoplanet that orbits a F-type star. Its mass is 21.66 Jupiters and it takes 4.3 days to complete one orbit of its star. Its discovery was announced in 2008.

PLANET TYPE
Super-earth
DISCOVERY DATE
2008
MASS
21.66 Jupiters
PLANET RADIUS
1.01 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
Unknown
ORBITAL PERIOD
4.3 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.0
DETECTION METHOD
Transit