The HATS-12 Exoplanetary System
HATS-12 is a star with 1.16 times the mass of the Sun, and 1.17 times its radius. It is located 1671.26 light years away from the solar system.
HATS-12 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
HATS-12 b was discovered by the HATSouth observatory using the transit method. Its discovery was announced in 2016-10. Its semi-major axis is 0.04 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. It takes 3.14 Earth days to complete an orbit around its host star, HATS-12.
The mass of HATS-12 b is 131.35 times the mass of Earth. The radius of HATS-12 b is 7.76 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, HATS-12 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.