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Exoplanet WASP 18 b

Exoplanet WASP 18 b orbits star WASP 18 that lies 400 light years away from the Sun. It weighs about 3274.4 Earth masses and orbits its star much closer than Earth orbits Sun.
Sun distance
400 light years

WASP 18 b

Exoplanet, gas giant, ultra-short period
Star: WASP 18
icon distanceDistance from the star: 0.020206 AU
icon timeOrbit around star: 0.941454 days
icon timeEccentricity: 0.0092

Basic characteristic

icon weightMass: 3274.4 M Earth | 10.3035 M Jupiter
icon radiusSize: 12.397 R Earth | 1.1 R Jupiter
icon densityDensity: 9476 kg/m3 | 172 % Earth
icon discoveryYear of discovery: 2009 (transit)
Comparison to the Solar system planets
icon massMass: Jupiter (1030.35 % Jupiter mass)
icon radiusSize: Jupiter (110.6 % Jupiter radius)
icon massDensity: Earth (172 % Earth density)
icon distanceDistance: Mercury (5 % Mercury distance)
Other designations of this exoplanet
HD 10069 b, HIP 7562 b, PPM 306061 b, SAO 215585 b, 2MASS J15595095-2803422 b, Gaia DR2 4955371367334610048 b, TOI 185 b
Exoplanets around star WASP 18
Exoplanet WASP 18 b orbits star Class yellow-white star WASP 18, which has bigger mass than Sun. It is the only known exoplanet orbiting this star
WASP 18 b
| 0.02 AU
Star WASP 18
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