WASP-65 is a star with 0.93 times the mass of the Sun, and 1.01 times its radius. It is located 892.70 light years away from the solar system and is estimated to be 8 billion years old, as compared to the Sun which is roughly 4.6 billion years old.
WASP-65 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
WASP-65 b was discovered by the SuperWASP observatory, in 2013-11, 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-65 b is 492.900 times the mass of Earth. The radius of WASP-65 b is 12.464 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, WASP-65 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.