is a star
in the constellation Carina
at a distance
of approximately 12700 light years
. It is home to the transiting extrasolar planet
discovered in October 2007.
is an exoplanet that has mass of 319 Earths, or 1% greater than Jupiter
and a radius 13% greater than Jupiter. The planet’s orbit takes about 4 days to orbit the star at a distance of one twentieth that of Earth’s.
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