GJ 1214 b
(Gliese 1214 b)
(super-earth extrasolar planet discovered in 2009)
GJ 1214 b (Gliese 1214 b) is an extra-solar planet orbiting
star GJ 1214 (Gliese 1214), 13 parsecs from Earth.
It is a super-earth, larger than Earth but
smaller than gas giants.
It is a transiting planet detected by
the MEarth Project.
It was discovered in 2009.
Transmission spectroscopy of its atmosphere during
transits reveals no absorption lines suggesting a
water vapor atmosphere or clouds.
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|~0||14.6pc||47.6ly||GJ 1214 b|
|Coordinates:||GJ 1214 b|
equilibrium temperature (Teq)