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K2-229 b is a Super Earth exoplanet that orbits a G-type star. Its mass is 2.59 Earth, it takes 0.6 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.012888 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2018.

PLANET TYPE
Super-earth
DISCOVERY DATE
2018
MASS
2.59 Earth
PLANET RADIUS
1.164 x Earth
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.012888 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
0.6 days
ECCENTRICITY
0.0
DETECTION METHOD
Transit