WASP-171 is a star with 1.17 times the mass of the Sun, and 1.64 times its radius. It is located 2471.74 light years away from the solar system and is estimated to be 5.908 billion years old, as compared to the Sun which is roughly 4.6 billion years old.
WASP-171 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
WASP-171 b was discovered by the WASP-South observatory, in 2019-10, using the transit method. Its semi-major axis is 0.05 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. The mass of WASP-171 b is 344.712 times the mass of Earth. The radius of WASP-171 b is 10.985 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, WASP-171 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.