The MOA-2008-BLG-379L Exoplanetary System
MOA-2008-BLG-379L is a star with 0.56 times the mass of the Sun, and 0.6599999999999999 times its radius. It is located 10763.15 light years away from the solar system.
MOA-2008-BLG-379L is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
MOA-2008-BLG-379L b was discovered by the MOA observatory using the microlensing method. Its discovery was announced in 2014-01. Its semi-major axis is 2.70 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit.
The mass of MOA-2008-BLG-379L b is 1303.02 times the mass of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, MOA-2008-BLG-379L 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.