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Exoplanet Proxima Centauri c

Exoplanet Proxima Centauri c orbits star Proxima Centauri that lies 4 light years away from the Sun. It weighs about 7.8 Earth masses and orbits its star further than Earth orbits Sun.
Sun distance
4 light years

Proxima Centauri c

icon distanceDistance from the star: 1.48 AU
icon timeOrbit around star: 1928 days

Basic characteristic

icon weightMass: 7.8 M Earth
icon temperatureTemperature: 39 K | -234 °C
icon discoveryYear of discovery: 2019 (radial velocity)
Comparison to the Solar system planets
icon massMass: Neptune (45 % Neptune mass)
icon distanceDistance: Mars (97 % Mars distance)
Other designations of this exoplanet
Alpha Centauri C c, CCDM J14396-6050C c, GCTP 3278.00 c, Gliese 551 c, HIP 70890 c, LFT 1110 c, LHS 49 c, LPM 526 c, LTT 5721 c, NLTT 37460 c, V645 Centauri c
Exoplanets around star Proxima Centauri
Exoplanet Proxima Centauri c orbits star Class red dwarf Proxima Centauri, which has much lower mass than Sun. It is one of 2 known exoplanets orbiting this star.
Proxima Centauri b
| 0.05 AU
Proxima Centauri c
| 1.48 AU
Star Proxima Centauri
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