BD+48 738 is a star with 0.74 times the mass of the Sun, and 11 times its radius. It is located 2842.43 light years away from the solar system.
BD+48 738 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
BD+48 738 b was discovered by the McDonald Observatory observatory, in 2012-01, using the radial velocity method. Its semi-major axis is 1.00 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. The mass of BD+48 738 b is 289.380 times the mass of Earth. The radius of BD+48 738 b is 13.900 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, BD+48 738 b is a gas giant, a planet whose mass is mostly made up of hydrogen and helium, like Jupiter and Saturn in our solar system.