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K2-140 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a G-type star. Its mass is 1.019 Jupiters, it takes 6.6 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.0591 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2017.

PLANET TYPE
Gas Giant
DISCOVERY DATE
2017
MASS
1.019 Jupiters
PLANET RADIUS
1.095 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.0591 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
6.6 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.12
DETECTION METHOD
Transit