WASP-82 is a star with 1.48 times the mass of the Sun, and 2.1 times its radius. It is located 899.09 light years away from the solar system.
WASP-82 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
WASP-82 b was discovered by the SuperWASP observatory, in 2015-03, using the transit method. Its semi-major axis is 0.04 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. The mass of WASP-82 b is 372.060 times the mass of Earth. The radius of WASP-82 b is 18.159 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, WASP-82 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.