Exoplanet Gliese 581 b

Exoplanet Gliese 581 b orbits star Gliese 581 that lies 21 light years away from the Sun. It weighs about 15.8 Earth masses and orbits its star much closer than Earth orbits Sun.
Sun distance: 20.54936 light years.
(Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.)
Exoplanet parameters
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Star: Gliese 581
icon weightMass: 15.8 M Earth
icon distanceDistance from the star: 0.04061 AU
Other designations of this exoplanet
Wolf 562 b, HO Librae b, HO Lib b, BD−07°4003 b, GJ 581 b, HIP 74995 b, LFT 1195 b, LHS 394 b, LPM 564 b, LTT 6112 b, NLTT 39886 b, TYC 5594-1093-1 b, BD-07 4003 b
Exoplanets around star Gliese 581
Exoplanet Gliese 581 b orbits star Class red dwarf Gliese 581, which has lower mass than Sun. It is one of 3 known exoplanets orbiting this star.
Gliese 581 e
| 0.03 AU
Gliese 581 b
| 0.04 AU
Gliese 581 c
| 0.07 AU
Star Gliese 581