HD 24040 b

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HD 24040 b
Extrasolar planet List of extrasolar planets
Parent star
Star HD 24040
Constellation Taurus
Right ascension (α) 03h 50m 22.9681s
Declination (δ) +17° 28′ 34.919″
Apparent magnitude (mV) 7.52
Distance 151.7 ± 7.5 ly
(46.51 ± 2.3 pc)
Spectral type G0
Mass (m) 1.18 M
Orbital elements
Semimajor axis (a) 4.68 AU
(700 Gm)
    100.6 mas
Periastron (q) 4.36 AU
(652 Gm)
Apastron (Q) 5.00 AU
(748 Gm)
Eccentricity (e) 0.068 ± 0.039
Orbital period (P) 3400 ± 160 d
(9.3 y)
Orbital speed (υ) 15 km/s
Time of periastron (T0) 2,450,730 ± 430 JD
Semi-amplitude (K) 48.9 ± 1.7 m/s
Physical characteristics
Mass (m) >4.04 MJ
Discovery information
Discovery date March 12, 2006
Discoverer(s) Butler et al.
Discovery method Doppler spectroscopy
Discovery site California, USA
Discovery status Published[1]
Other designations
HIP 17960 b
Database references
Extrasolar Planets
Encyclopaedia
data
SIMBAD data

HD 24040 b is a long-period exoplanet taking approximately 3700 days to orbit at 4.92 astronomical units in a circular orbit. It has minimum mass 4 times that of Jupiter. To have more accurate true mass, inclination must be known, yet the inclination is not known.[1][2]

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Coordinates: Sky map 03h 50m 22.9681s, +17° 28′ 34.919″