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WASP-49 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a G-type star. Its mass is 0.378 Jupiter, it takes 2.8 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.0379 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2012.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
2012
MASS
0.378 Jupiter
PLANET RADIUS
1.115 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.0379 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
2.8 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.0
DETECTION METHOD
Transit