The MXB 1658-298 Exoplanetary System
MXB 1658-298 is a star with 1.98 times the mass of the Sun, and 1.5159999999999996 times its radius. It is located 0.00 light years away from the solar system.
MXB 1658-298 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
MXB 1658-298 b
MXB 1658-298 b was discovered by the Multiple Observatories observatory using the eclipse timing variations method. Its semi-major axis is 1.61 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. It takes 760.00 Earth days to complete an orbit around its host star, MXB 1658-298.
The mass of MXB 1658-298 b is 7532.11 times the mass of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, MXB 1658-298 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.