The K2-140 Exoplanetary System
K2-140 is a star with 1 times the mass of the Sun, and 0.99 times its radius. It is located 1114.15 light years away from the solar system.
K2-140 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
K2-140 b was discovered by the K2 observatory using the transit method. Its semi-major axis is 0.07 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. It takes 6.57 Earth days to complete an orbit around its host star, K2-140.
The mass of K2-140 b is 393.42 times the mass of Earth. The radius of K2-140 b is 12.25 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, K2-140 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.