The K2-52 Exoplanetary System
K2-52 is a star with 1.69 times the mass of the Sun, and 2.19 times its radius. It is located 3397.57 light years away from the solar system.
K2-52 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
K2-52 b was discovered by the K2 observatory using the transit method. Its semi-major axis is 0.05 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. It takes 3.54 Earth days to complete an orbit around its host star, K2-52.
The mass of K2-52 b is 990.74 times the mass of Earth. The radius of K2-52 b is 18 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, K2-52 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.