HD 106252

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HD 106252
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Virgo
Right ascension 12h 13m 29.5093s
Declination +10° 02′ 29.898″
Apparent magnitude (V) 7.36
Distance 122.11 ly
(37.44 pc)
Spectral type G0V
Other designations
BD+10° 2392, HIP 59610, LTT 13402, NLTT 30020, SAO 99998
Database references
SIMBAD data
ARICNS data
Extrasolar Planets
Encyclopaedia
data

HD 106252 is a yellow dwarf star in the constellation Virgo located at a distance of 122 ly or 37 pc away from Earth. In 2001, a massive planet was announced orbiting the star by the European Southern Observatory.[1][2] The discovery was confirmed by a different team using the Lick Telescope[3]

The HD 106252 planetary system[4]
Companion
(in order from star)
Mass Semimajor axis
(AU)
Orbital period
(days)
Eccentricity Inclination Radius
b >7.10 ± 0.65 MJ 2.60 ± 0.15 1516 ± 26 0.586 ± 0.065

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Exoplanets: The Hunt Continues!" (Press release). Garching, Germany: European Southern Observatory. April 4, 2001. Retrieved December 27, 2012. 
  2. ^ Perrier, C. et al. (2003). "The ELODIE survey for northern extra-solar planets. I. Six new extra-solar planet candidates". Astronomy and Astrophysics 410 (3): 1039–1049. arXiv:astro-ph/0308281. Bibcode:2003A&A...410.1039P. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20031340. 
  3. ^ Fischer, Debra A. et al. (2002). "Planetary Companions to HD 136118, HD 50554, and HD 106252". Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 114 (795): 529–535. Bibcode:2002PASP..114..529F. doi:10.1086/341677. 
  4. ^ Butler, R. P. et al. (2006). "Catalog of Nearby Exoplanets". The Astrophysical Journal 646 (1): 505–522. arXiv:astro-ph/0607493. Bibcode:2006ApJ...646..505B. doi:10.1086/504701. 

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Coordinates: Sky map 12h 13m 29.5093s, +10° 02′ 29.898″