HD 82886 is a star with 2.53 times the mass of the Sun, and 5.26 times its radius. It is located 414.42 light years away from the solar system and is estimated to be 7 billion years old, as compared to the Sun which is roughly 4.6 billion years old.
HD 82886 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
HD 82886 b was discovered by the W. M. Keck Observatory observatory, in 2011-12, using the radial velocity method. Its semi-major axis is 1.58 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. The mass of HD 82886 b is 740.940 times the mass of Earth. The radius of HD 82886 b is 13.300 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, HD 82886 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.