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LHS 1140 b
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Exoplanet LHS 1140 b

Exoplanet LHS 1140 b orbits star LHS 1140 that lies 49 light years away from the Sun. It weighs about 5.6 Earth masses and orbits its star much closer than Earth orbits Sun.
Sun distance
49 light years

LHS 1140 b

Exoplanet, super-earth
Star: LHS 1140
icon distanceDistance from the star: 0.0946 AU
icon timeOrbit around star: 24.73723 days

Basic characteristic

icon weightMass: 5.6 M Earth
icon radiusSize: 1.730 R Earth | 0.2 R Jupiter
icon densityDensity: 5963 kg/m3 | 108 % Earth
icon temperatureTemperature: 226 K | -47 °C
icon discoveryYear of discovery: 2017 (transit)
Comparison to the Solar system planets
icon massMass: Neptune (33 % Neptune mass)
icon radiusSize: Earth (173 % Earth radius)
icon massDensity: Earth (108 % Earth density)
icon distanceDistance: Mercury (24 % Mercury distance)
Other designations of this exoplanet
G 268-38 b, G 270-58 b, GJ 3053 b, Gliese 3053 b, 2MASS J00445930-1516166 b, NLTT 2465 b, TIC 92226327 b, TOI-256 b, WISEA J004459.56-151623.9 b, WT 1138 b
Exoplanets around star LHS 1140
Exoplanet LHS 1140 b orbits star Class red dwarf LHS 1140, which has much lower mass than Sun. It is one of 2 known exoplanets orbiting this star.
LHS 1140 c
| 0.03 AU
LHS 1140 b
| 0.09 AU
Star LHS 1140
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