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Kepler-79 d is a Neptune-like exoplanet that orbits a F-type star. Its mass is 6 Earth, it takes 52.1 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.287 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2014.

PLANET TYPE
Neptune-like
DISCOVERY DATE
2014
MASS
6 Earth
PLANET RADIUS
0.639 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.287 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
52.1 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.025
DETECTION METHOD
Transit