NGTS-5 is a star with 0.66 times the mass of the Sun, and 0.74 times its radius. It is located 1000.58 light years away from the solar system.
NGTS-5 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
NGTS-5 b was discovered by the Paranal Observatory observatory, in 2019-05, using the transit method. Its semi-major axis is 0.04 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. The mass of NGTS-5 b is 72.822 times the mass of Earth. The radius of NGTS-5 b is 12.733 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, NGTS-5 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.