The K2-34 Exoplanetary System
K2-34 is a star with 1.15 times the mass of the Sun, and 1.44 times its radius. It is located 1149.18 light years away from the solar system.
K2-34 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
K2-34 b was discovered by the K2 observatory using the transit method. Its semi-major axis is 0.04 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. It takes 3.00 Earth days to complete an orbit around its host star, K2-34.
The mass of K2-34 b is 537.74 times the mass of Earth. The radius of K2-34 b is 13.96 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, K2-34 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.