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Kepler 442 b
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Exoplanet Kepler 442 b

Exoplanet Kepler 442 b orbits star Kepler 442 that lies 1196 light years away from the Sun. It weighs about 2.3 Earth masses and orbits its star closer than Earth orbits Sun.
Sun distance
1196 light years

Kepler 442 b

Exoplanet, super-earth
Star: Kepler 442
icon distanceDistance from the star: 0.41 AU
icon timeOrbit around star: 112.3 days

Basic characteristic

icon weightMass: 2.3 M Earth
icon radiusSize: 1.34 R Earth | 0.1 R Jupiter
icon densityDensity: 5270 kg/m3 | 96 % Earth
icon temperatureTemperature: 233 K | -40 °C
icon discoveryYear of discovery: 2015 (transit)
Comparison to the Solar system planets
icon massMass: Earth (230 % Earth mass)
icon radiusSize: Earth (134 % Earth radius)
icon massDensity: Earth (96 % Earth density)
icon distanceDistance: Mercury (105 % Mercury distance)
Other designations of this exoplanet
Exoplanets around star Kepler 442
Exoplanet Kepler 442 b orbits star Class orange star Kepler 442, which has lower mass than Sun. It is the only known exoplanet orbiting this star
Kepler 442 b
| 0.41 AU
Star Kepler 442
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