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Exoplanet WASP 172 b

Exoplanet WASP 172 b orbits star WASP 172 that lies 1722 light years away from the Sun. It weighs about 149.4 Earth masses and orbits its star much closer than Earth orbits Sun.
Sun distance
1722 light years

WASP 172 b

Exoplanet, gas giant
Star: WASP 172
icon distanceDistance from the star: 0.0694 AU
icon timeOrbit around star: 5.477433 days

Basic characteristic

icon weightMass: 149.4 M Earth | 0.4702 M Jupiter
icon radiusSize: 17.598 R Earth | 1.6 R Jupiter
icon densityDensity: 151 kg/m3 | 3 % Earth
icon temperatureTemperature: 1740 K | 1467 °C
icon discoveryYear of discovery: 2018 (transit)
Comparison to the Solar system planets
icon massMass: Saturn (157 % Saturn mass)
icon radiusSize: Jupiter (157 % Jupiter radius)
icon massDensity: Saturn (22 % Saturn density)
icon distanceDistance: Mercury (18 % Mercury distance)
Other designations of this exoplanet
Exoplanets around star WASP 172
Exoplanet WASP 172 b orbits star Class yellow-white star WASP 172, which has bigger mass than Sun. It is the only known exoplanet orbiting this star
WASP 172 b
| 0.07 AU
Star WASP 172
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