Exoplanet Proxima Centauri b
Exoplanet Proxima Centauri b orbits star Proxima Centauri that lies 4 light years away from the Sun.
It weighs about 1.2 Earth masses and orbits its star much closer than Earth orbits Sun.
Sun distance: 4.246455 light years.
(Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.)
R Earth | 0.1
K | -39
Distance from the star: 0.05
Orbit around star: 11.18427
Year of discovery: 2016
Other designations of this exoplanet
Alpha Centauri C b, CCDM J14396-6050C b, GCTP 3278.00 b, Gliese 551 b, HIP 70890 b, LFT 1110 b, LHS 49 b, LPM 526 b, LTT 5721 b, NLTT 37460 b, V645 Centauri b
Exoplanets around star Proxima Centauri
Exoplanet Proxima Centauri b orbits star Class red dwarf Proxima Centauri, which has much lower mass than Sun. It is one of 2 known exoplanets orbiting this star.
Star Proxima Centauri