BD+48 740 is a star with 1.09 times the mass of the Sun, and 10.33 times its radius. It is located 2174.12 light years away from the solar system.
BD+48 740 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
BD+48 740 b was discovered by the Multiple Observatories observatory, in 2018-05, using the radial velocity method. Its semi-major axis is 1.70 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. The mass of BD+48 740 b is 540.600 times the mass of Earth. The radius of BD+48 740 b is 13.500 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, BD+48 740 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.