The XO-2 N Exoplanetary System
XO-2 N is a star with 0.97 times the mass of the Sun, and 0.99 times its radius. It is located 505.35 light years away from the solar system.
XO-2 N is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
XO-2 N b
XO-2 N b was discovered by the XO observatory using the transit method. Its discovery was announced in 2007-12. Its semi-major axis is 0.04 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. It takes 2.62 Earth days to complete an orbit around its host star, XO-2 N.
The mass of XO-2 N b is 179.88 times the mass of Earth. The radius of XO-2 N b is 11.131 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, XO-2 N 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.