Exoplanet Gliese 1018 b

Exoplanet Gliese 1018 b orbits star Gliese 1018 that lies 72 light years away from the Sun. It weighs about 2.7 Earth masses and orbits its star much closer than Earth orbits Sun.
Sun distance
72 light years

Gliese 1018 b

Exoplanet, super-earth
icon distanceDistance from the star: 0.0559 AU
icon timeOrbit around star: 7.397225 days

Basic characteristic

icon weightMass: 2.7 M Earth
icon radiusSize: 1.52 R Earth | 0.1 R Jupiter
icon densityDensity: 4208 kg/m3 | 76 % Earth
icon temperatureTemperature: 458 K | 185 °C
icon discoveryYear of discovery: 2023 (transit)
Comparison to the Solar system planets
icon massMass: Earth (270 % Earth mass)
icon radiusSize: Earth (152 % Earth radius)
icon massDensity: Mars (107 % Mars density)
icon distanceDistance: Mercury (14 % Mercury distance)
Other designations of this exoplanet
G 267-158 b, GJ 1018 b, LP 937-95 b, 2MASS J00421695-3643053 b
Exoplanets around star Gliese 1018
Exoplanet Gliese 1018 b orbits star Class red dwarf Gliese 1018, which has much lower mass than Sun. It is the only known exoplanet orbiting this star
Gliese 1018 b
| 0.06 AU
Star Gliese 1018
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