Kepler-418 is a star with 0.98 times the mass of the Sun, and 1.09 times its radius. It is located 3269.81 light years away from the solar system and is estimated to be 7 billion years old, as compared to the Sun which is roughly 4.6 billion years old.
Kepler-418 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
Kepler-418 b was discovered by the Kepler observatory, in 2014-07, using the transit method. Its semi-major axis is 0.38 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. The mass of Kepler-418 b is 349.800 times the mass of Earth. The radius of Kepler-418 b is 13.450 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, Kepler-418 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.