HIP 79431 is a star with 0.48 times the mass of the Sun, and 0.48 times its radius. It is located 47.40 light years away from the solar system.
HIP 79431 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
HIP 79431 b was discovered by the W. M. Keck Observatory observatory, in 2010-02, using the radial velocity method. Its semi-major axis is 0.36 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. The mass of HIP 79431 b is 667.800 times the mass of Earth. The radius of HIP 79431 b is 13.400 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, HIP 79431 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.