The K2-242 system contains 1 exoplanet. It is located 356.28 light years away from the solar system.
|Mass||0.38 solar masses|
|Radius||0.37 solar radiae|
|Stellar Metallicity||-0.01 decimal exponent|
|Age||- billion years|
At more than 10 Earth masses, K2-242 b is an ice giant, a planet that is made up mostly of volatiles like water, amonia and methane, and enveloped by a dense hydrogen and helium atmosphere, much like Uranus and Neptune.
|Mass||6.990 Earth masses|
|Density||2.340 grams per cubic centimeter|
|Radius||2.540 Earth radiae|
|Semi-major Axis||0.0494 AU|
|Orbital Period||6.514 days|
|Discovery Telescope||0.95 m Kepler Telescope|
|Discovery Instrument||Kepler CCD Array|
|Reference||Livingston et al. 2018|