HD 231701

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HD 231701
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Sagitta
Right ascension 19h 32m 04.1611s
Declination +16° 28′ 27.444″
Apparent magnitude (V) +8.97
Distance 353.6 ly
(108.4 pc)
Spectral type F8V
Other designations
Database references

HD 231701 is a yellow-white dwarf star approximately 354 light years away in the constellation of Sagitta. It is a 9th magnitude star, meaning the star is not visible to the naked eye, but powerful binoculars or a small telescope is needed to view the star. It is an F-type main-sequence star, a type of hydrogen-fusing star that is hotter, more massive, and brighter than our Sun.

Planetary system[edit]

In 2007, the N2K Consortium used the radial velocity technique to discover a Jupiter-like planet orbiting at 0.55 AU around the star.[1]

The HD 231701 system[1]
(in order from star)
Mass Semimajor axis
Orbital period
Eccentricity Inclination Radius
b >1.08 MJ 0.55 142 ± 2.8 0.19 ± 0.05

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Fischer, Debra A. et al. (2007). "Five Intermediate-Period Planets from the N2K Sample". The Astrophysical Journal 669 (2): 1336–1344. arXiv:0704.1191. Bibcode:2007ApJ...669.1336F. doi:10.1086/521869. 

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Coordinates: Sky map 19h 32m 04.1611s, +16° 28′ 27.444″