KELT-21b

We present the discovery of KELT-21b, a hot Jupiter transiting the V = 10.5 A8V star HD 332124.

PLANET SPECS.

TelescopeKELT-South
RA20:19:12.00
Dec+32:34:51.8
Distance490 parsecs
V Magnitude10.48
Stellar Temp7600 Kelvin
Planet Mass3.91 MJ
Planet Radius1.59 RJ

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