K2-116 is a star with 0.69 times the mass of the Sun, and 0.67 times its radius. It is located 161.07 light years away from the solar system.
K2-116 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
K2-116 b was discovered by the K2 observatory, in 2017-11, using the transit method. Its semi-major axis is 0.05 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. The mass of K2-116 b is 0.258 times the mass of Earth. The radius of K2-116 b is 0.690 that of Earth. At less than 1.5 Earth masses, K2-116 b is a regular terrestrial planet, much like the terrestrial planets we find in our solar system, namely Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars.