The WASP-10 Exoplanetary System
WASP-10 is a star with 0.75 times the mass of the Sun, and 0.7 times its radius. It is located 461.74 light years away from the solar system.
WASP-10 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
WASP-10 b was discovered by the SuperWASP observatory using the transit method. Its discovery was announced in 2009-02. Its semi-major axis is 0.04 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. It takes 3.09 Earth days to complete an orbit around its host star, WASP-10.
The mass of WASP-10 b is 1001.10 times the mass of Earth. The radius of WASP-10 b is 12.106 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, WASP-10 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.