KELT-6b

We report the discovery of KELT-6b, a mildly inflated Saturn-mass planet transiting a metal-poor host. 

PLANET SPECS.

TelescopeKELT-North
RA13:03:55.65
Dec+30:38:24.3
Distance245 parsecs
V Magnitude10.34
Stellar Temp6270 Kelvin
Planet Mass0.44 MJ
Planet Radius1.18 RJ

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