Fastest Jupiter: a year on newly discovered exoplanet TOI-2109b lasts only 16 hours

25. 11. 2021

Astronomers found a new exoplanet around star TOI-2109. It is a hot Jupiter - a planet similar to Jupiter orbitting very close to its star. In fact TOI-2109b is so close, that it finishes its orbit around star in only 16 hours. That makes it the fastest known hot Jupiter amd second hottest one.

missions icon TESS 18. 4. 2018 Ongoing

Exoplanet, hot jupiter

Related stars

Star Star type Distance
(light years)
part of star image
part of star image
TOI-2109 Yellow-White star 860.6 1
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