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XO-3 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a F-type star. Its mass is 11.79 Jupiter, it takes 3.2 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.0454 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2007.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
2007
MASS
11.79 Jupiter
PLANET RADIUS
1.217 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.0454 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
3.2 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.26
DETECTION METHOD
Transit