HD 150706 is a star with 1.17 times the mass of the Sun, and 0.96 times its radius. It is located 92.20 light years away from the solar system and is estimated to be 3 billion years old, as compared to the Sun which is roughly 4.6 billion years old.
HD 150706 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
HD 150706 b was discovered by the Haute-Provence Observatory observatory, in 2012-09, using the radial velocity method. Its semi-major axis is 6.70 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. The mass of HD 150706 b is 861.780 times the mass of Earth. The radius of HD 150706 b is 13.200 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, HD 150706 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.