The Kepler-108 Exoplanetary System
Kepler-108 is a star with 2.81 times the mass of the Sun, and 2.19 times its radius. It is located 2377.68 light years away from the solar system.
Kepler-108 is known to have 2 exoplanets in orbit around it.
Kepler-108 b was discovered by the Kepler observatory using the transit method. Its discovery was announced in 2014-03. Its semi-major axis is 0.29 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. It takes 49.18 Earth days to complete an orbit around its host star, Kepler-108.
The mass of Kepler-108 b is 170.79 times the mass of Earth. The radius of Kepler-108 b is 8.65 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, Kepler-108 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.