10 Largest Planets in the Universe, With Comparison to Jupiter

 

1. HD 100546 b



HD 100546 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a B-type star. Its mass is 752 Jupiters, it takes 249.2 years to complete one orbit of its star, and is 53 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2014.


2. OTS 44



OTS 44 is a free-floating planetary-mass object or brown dwarf located at 550 light-years in the constellation Chamaeleon near the reflection nebula IC 2631. It is among the lowest-mass free-floating substellar objects, with approximately 11.5 times the mass of Jupiter, or approximately 1.1% that of the Sun.

3. GQ Lupi b



GQ Lupi b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a K-type star. Its mass is 20 Jupiters, it takes 1195.9 years to complete one orbit of its star, and is 100 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2004.


4. TYC 8998-760-1 b



TYC 8998-760-1 b and a companion planet orbit a very young, Sun-like star some 300 light-years away.


5. DH Tauri b



DH Tauri b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a K-type star. Its mass is 11 Jupiters, it takes 10441.5 years to complete one orbit of its star, and is 330 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2004.


6. ROXs 42Bb



ROXs 42 B b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits an M-type star. Its mass is 9 Jupiters, it takes 1968.3 years to complete one orbit of its star, and is 157 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2013.

7. Kepler-13 Ab



Kepler-13Ab (KOI-13) is an exoplanet orbiting a rapidly rotating A-type star. The system shows a significant spin-orbit misalignment and a changing transit duration most probably caused by the precession of the orbit.


8. CT Chamaeleontis b



CT Chamaleontis b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits a K-type star. Its mass is 17 Jupiters, it takes Infinity years to complete one orbit of its star, and is 440 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2007.


9. WASP-79b



WASP-79 b is a gas giant exoplanet that orbits an F-type star. Its mass is 0.85 Jupiters, it takes 3.7 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.0519 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2012.


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