HD 117207

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HD 117207
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Centaurus
Right ascension 13h 29m 21.1137s
Declination −35° 34′ 15.589″
Apparent magnitude (V) 7.26
Distance 108 ly
(33 pc)
Spectral type G7IV-V
Other designations
CD-34 8913, HIP 65808, SAO 204517
Database references
SIMBAD data
Extrasolar Planets
Encyclopaedia
data

HD 117207 is a star located approximately 108 light years away in the constellation Centaurus. It is a yellow dwarf or subgiant star of mass 7% greater than our Sun. It has apparent magnitude 7.26 which is not visible to the naked eye and has absolute magnitude of 4.67, which is visible to the naked eye if it were located 10 parsecs away from the Earth. In 2005, a planet was found orbiting the star.[1]

The HD 117207 planetary system[2]
Companion
(in order from star)
Mass Semimajor axis
(AU)
Orbital period
(days)
Eccentricity Inclination Radius
b >1.88 ± 0.17 MJ 3.79 ± 0.22 2597 ± 41 0.144 ± 0.035

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Marcy, Geoffrey W. et al. (2005). "Five New Extrasolar Planets". The Astrophysical Journal 619 (1): 570–584. Bibcode:2005ApJ...619..570M. doi:10.1086/426384. 
  2. ^ 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 13h 29m 21.1137s, −35° 34′ 15.589″