Epoch J2000.0 Equinox J2000.0
|Right ascension||05h 37m 02s|
|Declination||−73° 41′ 58″|
|Apparent magnitude (V)||6.70|
|Distance||123 ± 3 ly
(37.7 ± 0.9 pc)
HD 38283 is a 7th magnitude F-type main sequence star located approximately 123 light-years away in the constellation of Mensa. The star is a little bigger, more massive, brighter and hotter than our Sun, but the star is not visible to the naked eyes for most people but this star can be easily seen using the binoculars.
Planetary system 
On April 11, 2011 a Saturnian planet was discovered in an Earth-like orbit. For more information about this planet, click on the letter 'b' link in the planet box below.
(in order from star)
|b||≥0.34 ± 0.02 M⊕||1.02 ± 0.07||363.2 ± 0.0056||0.41 ± 0.16||—||—|
See also 
- Tinney et al. (April 2011). "The Anglo-Australian Planet Search. XXI. A Gas-giant Planet in a One Year Orbit and the Habitability of Gas-giant Satellites". The Astrophysical Journal.
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