The Kepler-424 Exoplanetary System
Kepler-424 is a star with 1.01 times the mass of the Sun, and 0.94 times its radius. It is located 2325.07 light years away from the solar system.
Kepler-424 is known to have 2 exoplanets in orbit around it.
Kepler-424 b was discovered by the Kepler observatory using the transit method. Its discovery was announced in 2014-11. Its semi-major axis is 0.04 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. It takes 3.31 Earth days to complete an orbit around its host star, Kepler-424.
The mass of Kepler-424 b is 327.34 times the mass of Earth. The radius of Kepler-424 b is 9.98 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, Kepler-424 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.