Exoplanet Tau Boötis A b

Exoplanet Tau Boötis A b orbits star Tau Boötis A that lies 51 light years away from the Sun. It weighs about 1907.4 Earth masses and orbits its star much closer than Earth orbits Sun.
Sun distance: 50.92449 light years.
(Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.)
Exoplanet parameters
icon weightMass: 1907.4 M Earth | 6 M Jupiter
icon temperatureTemperature: 1700 K | 1427 °C
icon distanceDistance from the star: 0.05 AU
icon timeOrbit around star: 3.312463 days
icon discoveryYear of discovery: 1996
Other designations of this exoplanet
τ Boo b, 4 Boötis b, NSV 6444 b, BD+18°2782 b, FK5 507 b, GC 18637 b, GJ 527 b, HD 120136 b, HIP 67275 b, HR 5185 b, SAO 100706 b, ADS 9025 b, CCDM 13473+1727 b, LTT 14021 b
Exoplanets around star Tau Boötis A
Exoplanet Tau Boötis A b orbits star Class subgiant Tau Boötis A, which has bigger mass than Sun. It is the only known exoplanet orbiting this star
Tau Boötis A b
| 0.05 AU
Star Tau Boötis