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HD 73256 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a G-type star. Its mass is at least 1.87 Jupiter, it takes 2.5 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.037 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2003.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
2003
MASS
at least 1.87 Jupiter
PLANET RADIUS
Unknown
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.037 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
2.5 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.029
DETECTION METHOD
Radial Velocity