The K2-278 system contains 1 exoplanet. It is located 2565.02 light years away from the solar system.
|Mass||1.4 solar masses|
|Radius||1.61 solar radiae|
|Stellar Metallicity||0 decimal exponent|
|Age||- billion years|
At more than 10 Earth masses, K2-278 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||9.170 Earth masses|
|Density||1.900 grams per cubic centimeter|
|Radius||2.980 Earth radiae|
|Semi-major Axis||0.0488 AU|
|Orbital Period||3.335 days|
|Discovery Telescope||0.95 m Kepler Telescope|
|Discovery Instrument||Kepler CCD Array|
|Reference||Livingston et al. 2018|