kap CrB is a star with 1.5 times the mass of the Sun, and 4.85 times its radius. It is located 98.06 light years away from the solar system and is estimated to be 3.42 billion years old, as compared to the Sun which is roughly 4.6 billion years old.
kap CrB is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
kap CrB b was discovered by the Lick Observatory observatory, in 2008-03, using the radial velocity method. Its semi-major axis is 2.65 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. The mass of kap CrB b is 636.000 times the mass of Earth. The radius of kap CrB b is 13.400 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, kap CrB 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.