NGTS-1 is a star with 0.62 times the mass of the Sun, and 0.57 times its radius. It is located 711.41 light years away from the solar system.
NGTS-1 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
NGTS-1 b was discovered by the Paranal Observatory observatory, in 2018-04, using the transit method. Its semi-major axis is 0.03 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. The mass of NGTS-1 b is 258.216 times the mass of Earth. The radius of NGTS-1 b is 14.908 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, NGTS-1 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.