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K2-240 b is a Neptune-like exoplanet that orbits a K-type star. Its mass is 5 Earths, it takes 6 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.0513 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2018.

PLANET TYPE
Neptune-like
DISCOVERY DATE
2018
MASS
5 Earths
PLANET RADIUS
0.178 x Jupiter
ORBITAL RADIUS
0.0513 AU
ORBITAL PERIOD
6 days
ECCENTRICITY
Unknown
DETECTION METHOD
Transit