HD 159868

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HD 159868
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Scorpius
Right ascension 17h 38m 59.526s
Declination −43° 08′ 43.85″
Apparent magnitude (V) +7.24
Distance 171.93 ly
(52.71 pc)
Spectral type G5V
Other designations
CD-43º11901, GC 23898, GCRV 67207, GJ 4014, HIP 86375, SAO 228234
Database references
SIMBAD data

HD 159868 is a yellow dwarf star approximately 172 light-years away in the constellation of Scorpius. The star is thought to be 3.05 times more luminous than the Sun, yet the metallicity is identical to the Sun.

Planetary system[edit]

The HD 159868 planetary system[1][2]
Companion
(in order from star)
Mass Semimajor axis
(AU)
Orbital period
(days)
Eccentricity Inclination Radius
c >0.73 ± 0.05 MJ 1 ± 0.01 352.3 ± 1.3 0.15 ± 0.05
b >2.1 ± 0.1 MJ 2.25 ± 0.03 1178.4 ± 8.8 0.01 ± 0.03

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Coordinates: Sky map 17h 38m 59.526s, −43° 08′ 43.85″