WASP-12 b

The doomed planet WASP-12b is a hot Jupiter that orbits so close to its parent star, it's being torn apart. It takes this alien world only 1.1 days to completely circle its sun.
Planet Radius:
1.937 x Jupiter
Planet Type:
  • Gas Giant
Discovery Method:
  • Transit
Planet Mass:
1.465 Jupiters
Discovery Date:
Orbital Radius:
0.0232 AU
Orbital Period:
1.1 days
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