|Discovered by||Grieves et al.|
|Discovery site||Paranal Observatory in Chile|
|1.142±0.046 RJ |
|Mass||4.84±0.44 MJ |
|4.02±0.55 g/cm3 |
|Temperature||1605±30 K |
The planet was discovered by the Next Generation Transit Survey, and the paper states that exoplanets are usually not found around giants and subgiants due to the host engulfing the planet.
NGTS-13b has 4 times more mass than Jupiter, but maintains a radius similar to the Jovian planet. The planet has a typical 4 day orbit of a Hot Jupiter, and has an average temperature of 1,605 K, but has a hotter dayside temperature of 1,828 K.