gam Cep is a star with 1.4 times the mass of the Sun, and 4.9 times its radius. It is located 46.00 light years away from the solar system.
gam Cep is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
gam Cep b was discovered by the Multiple Observatories observatory, in 2003-12, using the radial velocity method. Its semi-major axis is 2.05 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. The mass of gam Cep b is 588.300 times the mass of Earth. The radius of gam Cep b is 13.400 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, gam Cep 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.