HD 23596

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HD 23596
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Perseus
Right ascension 03h 48m 00.374s[1]
Declination +40° 31′ 50.29″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 7.24
Characteristics
Spectral type F8
Astrometry
Proper motion (μ) RA: 53.95 ± 0.48[1] mas/yr
Dec.: 21.12 ± 0.42[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 19.83 ± 0.49[1] mas
Distance 164 ± 4 ly
(50 ± 1 pc)
Details
Other designations
BD+40º835, HIP 17747, SAO 39110

HD 23596 is a 7th magnitude star approximately 164 light years away[1] in the constellation Perseus. The visual luminosity of the star is 1.71 times greater than our Sun. HD 23596 dwarfs the Sun is terms of physical properties; including mass, radius, age, metallicity, and temperature. The spectrum of the star is F8.

Planetary system[edit]

In June 2002, a massive long-period planet orbiting the star was announced.[2]

The HD 23596 planetary system[2]
Companion
(in order from star)
Mass Semimajor axis
(AU)
Orbital period
(days)
Eccentricity Inclination Radius
b >8.10 MJ 2.88 1565 ± 21 0.292 ± 0.023

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Coordinates: Sky map 03h 48m 00.3739s, +40° 31′ 50.287″