HD 37124 b

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HD 37124 b
Extrasolar planet List of extrasolar planets
Parent star
Star HD 37124
Constellation Taurus
Right ascension (α) 05h 37m 02.4864s
Declination (δ) +20° 43′ 50.836″
Apparent magnitude (mV) 7.68
Distance 107.63 ly
(33.2 pc)
Spectral type G4V
Mass (m) 0.91 M
Radius (r) 0.82 R
Temperature (T) 5610 ± 70 K
Metallicity [Fe/H] -0.32
Age 3.33 Gyr
Orbital elements
Semimajor axis (a) 0.53 AU
Eccentricity (e) 0.055
Orbital period (P) 154.46 ± 0.369 d
Argument of
(ω) 140.5°
Time of periastron (T0) 2,450,000.11 JD
Semi-amplitude (K) 27.5 m/s
Physical characteristics
Minimum mass (m sin i) 0.61 MJ
Discovery information
Discovery date 14 November 1999
Discoverer(s) Vogt et al.[1]
Discovery method Radial velocity
Discovery site  United States
Discovery status Confirmed
Database references
Extrasolar Planets

HD 37124 b is an extrasolar planet approximately 108 light-years away in the constellation of Taurus (the Bull). The planet was discovered in 1999 orbiting the star HD 37124. Based on its mass, it is most likely that this planet is a Jovian planet (like Jupiter).[1]


  1. ^ a b Vogt, Steven S. et al. (2000). "Six New Planets from the Keck Precision Velocity Survey". The Astrophysical Journal 536 (2): 902–914. arXiv:astro-ph/9911506. Bibcode:2000ApJ...536..902V. doi:10.1086/308981. 

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Coordinates: Sky map 05h 37m 02.4864s, +20° 43′ 50.836″