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WASP-50 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a G-type star. Its mass is 1.468 Jupiter, it takes 2 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.02945 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2011.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
2011
MASS
1.468 Jupiter
PLANET RADIUS
1.153 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.02945 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
2 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.009
DETECTION METHOD
Transit