Wendelstein-2 is a star with 0.73 times the mass of the Sun, and 0.66 times its radius. It is located 1844.55 light years away from the solar system.
Wendelstein-2 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
Wendelstein-2 b was discovered by the Haleakala Observatory observatory, in 2020-05, using the transit method. Its semi-major axis is 0.02 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. The mass of Wendelstein-2 b is 232.458 times the mass of Earth. The radius of Wendelstein-2 b is 12.993 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, Wendelstein-2 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.