HD 97048 is a star with 2.4 times the mass of the Sun, and 2.25 times its radius. It is located 599.66 light years away from the solar system and is estimated to be 0.003 billion years old, as compared to the Sun which is roughly 4.6 billion years old.
HD 97048 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
HD 97048 b was discovered by the Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) observatory, in 2019-08, using the disk kinematics method. Its semi-major axis is 130.00 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. The mass of HD 97048 b is 795.000 times the mass of Earth. The radius of HD 97048 b is 13.300 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, HD 97048 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.