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Qatar-2 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a K-type star. Its mass is 2.494 Jupiters, it takes 1.3 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.02153 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2011.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
2011
MASS
2.494 Jupiters
PLANET RADIUS
1.254 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.02153 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
1.3 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.0
DETECTION METHOD
Transit