Giant planet is more than 2,800x the mass of Earth

Sounds like this is right at the upper limit for planet size; it’s probably got a hell of a moon system

Credit: P. Rubini/AM Lagrange

Astronomers have discovered a new planet around a nearby star that is nine times the mass of Jupiter and more than 2,800 times the mass of Earth.

Source: Giant planet is more than 2,800x the mass of Earth – Futurity

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