Puffed-up Jupiter: Newly discovered exoplanet has less mass, but is much bigger then the biggest planet in Solar system

14. 10. 2021

Newly confirmed exoplanet TOI 4138 b (also TIC 257060897 b) has only two thirds of Jupiter mass but its radius is 50 % bigger. The reason behind this could be the tight orbit around its star.

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Star Star type Distance
(light years)
Exoplanets
part of star image
part of star image
TIC 257060897 Yellow star 1655.6 1
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