HD 95872 is a star with 0.7 times the mass of the Sun, and 0.84 times its radius. It is located 235.55 light years away from the solar system and is estimated to be 10 billion years old, as compared to the Sun which is roughly 4.6 billion years old.
HD 95872 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
HD 95872 b was discovered by the Multiple Facilities observatory, in 2016-02, using the radial velocity method. Its semi-major axis is 5.15 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. The mass of HD 95872 b is 1189.320 times the mass of Earth. The radius of HD 95872 b is 13.000 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, HD 95872 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.