WASP-163 is a star with 0.97 times the mass of the Sun, and 1.01 times its radius. It is located 852.53 light years away from the solar system.
WASP-163 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
WASP-163 b was discovered by the SuperWASP-South observatory, in 2019-02, 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 WASP-163 b is 594.660 times the mass of Earth. The radius of WASP-163 b is 13.473 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, WASP-163 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.