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Kepler-87 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a G-type star. Its mass is 1.02 Jupiter, it takes 114.7 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.481 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2013.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
2013
MASS
1.02 Jupiter
PLANET RADIUS
1.204 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.481 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
114.7 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.036
DETECTION METHOD
Transit