The OGLE-2012-BLG-0838L Exoplanetary System
OGLE-2012-BLG-0838L is a star with 0.4 times the mass of the Sun, and 0.4999999999999998 times its radius. It is located 20613.06 light years away from the solar system.
OGLE-2012-BLG-0838L is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
OGLE-2012-BLG-0838L b was discovered by the OGLE observatory using the microlensing method. Its discovery was announced in 2020-06. Its semi-major axis is 4.43 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit.
The mass of OGLE-2012-BLG-0838L b is 53.07 times the mass of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, OGLE-2012-BLG-0838L 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.