Exoplanet LHS 1140 b

Exoplanet LHS 1140 b orbits star LHS 1140 that lies 49 light years away from the Sun. It weighs about 6.4 Earth masses and orbits its star much closer than Earth orbits Sun.
Sun distance: 48.80474 light years.
(Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.)
Exoplanet parameters
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Star: LHS 1140
Mass of the planet: 6.38 Earth masses
Size of the planet: 1.641 Earth radii
Temperature: 230 °K (-43 °C)
Distance from the star: 0.0936 AU
Orbit around star: 24.736 days
Year of discovery: 2017
Other designations of this exoplanet
G 268-38 b, G 270-58 b, GJ 3053 b, Gliese 3053 b, 2MASS J00445930-1516166 b, NLTT 2465 b, TIC 92226327 b, TOI-256 b, WISEA J004459.56-151623.9 b, WT 1138 b
Exoplanets around star LHS 1140
LHS 1140 c
| 0.03 AU
LHS 1140 b
| 0.09 AU
Star LHS 1140
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