KELT-1 is a star with 1.32 times the mass of the Sun, and 1.46 times its radius. It is located 875.50 light years away from the solar system.
KELT-1 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
KELT-1 b was discovered by the KELT observatory, in 2012-12, using the transit method. Its semi-major axis is 0.02 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. The mass of KELT-1 b is 8659.140 times the mass of Earth. The radius of KELT-1 b is 12.442 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, KELT-1 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.