HAT-P-16 is a star with 1.22 times the mass of the Sun, and 1.24 times its radius. It is located 739.19 light years away from the solar system and is estimated to be 2 billion years old, as compared to the Sun which is roughly 4.6 billion years old.
HAT-P-16 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
HAT-P-16 b was discovered by the HATNet observatory, in 2010-09, using the transit method. Its semi-major axis is 0.04 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. The mass of HAT-P-16 b is 1333.374 times the mass of Earth. The radius of HAT-P-16 b is 14.448 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, HAT-P-16 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.