HD 37124 c

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HD 37124 c
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) 1.64 AU
Eccentricity (e) 0.14
Orbital period (P) 843.6 d
Argument of
periastron
(ω) 314.3°
Time of periastron (T0) 2,449,409.4 JD
Semi-amplitude (K) 15.4 m/s
Physical characteristics
Minimum mass (m sin i) 0.6 MJ
Discovery information
Discovery date 13 June 2002
Discoverer(s) Marcy et al.
Discovery method Radial velocity
Discovery site  United States
Discovery status Confirmed
Database references
Extrasolar Planets
Encyclopaedia
data
SIMBAD data

HD 37124 c is an extrasolar planet approximately 108 light-years away in the constellation of Taurus. The planet was discovered in 2002 orbiting the star HD 37124.[1] The planet is most likely to be a gas giant (based on its mass).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butler, R. Paul et al. (2003). "Seven New Keck Planets Orbiting G and K Dwarfs". The Astrophysical Journal 582 (1): 455–466. Bibcode:2003ApJ...582..455B. doi:10.1086/344570. 

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