HD 68402 is a star with 1.12 times the mass of the Sun, and 1.02 times its radius. It is located 255.80 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.
HD 68402 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
HD 68402 b was discovered by the Multiple Observatories observatory, in 2017-04, using the radial velocity method. Its semi-major axis is 2.18 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. The mass of HD 68402 b is 976.260 times the mass of Earth. The radius of HD 68402 b is 13.100 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, HD 68402 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.