HD 52265

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HD 52265
Observation data
Epoch 2000      Equinox 2000
Constellation Monoceros
Right ascension 07h 00m 18.0363s
Declination –05° 22′ 01.783″
Apparent magnitude (V) 6.301
Distance 91.50 ly
(28.07 pc)
Spectral type G0V
Other designations
Database references
SIMBAD data

HD 52265 is a 6th magnitude G-type main sequence star located approximately 92 light-years away in the constellation of Monoceros. It is 18% more massive and almost twice as luminous than our Sun. The age of the star is 4,000 million years.

Planetary system[edit]

In 2000 the California and Carnegie Planet Search team announced the discovery of an extrasolar planet orbiting the star.[1] It was independently discovered by the Geneva Extrasolar Planet Search team.[2][3]

The HD 52265 planetary system[4] [5]
Companion
(in order from star)
Mass Semimajor axis
(AU)
Orbital period
(days)
Eccentricity Inclination Radius
b 1.85 MJ 0.504 ± 0.029 119.290 ± 0.086 0.325 ± 0.065 36°

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butler, R. Paul et al. (2000). "Planetary Companions to the Metal-rich Stars BD -10°3166 and HD 52265". The Astrophysical Journal 545 (1): 504–511. Bibcode:2000ApJ...545..504B. doi:10.1086/317796. 
  2. ^ "Exoplanets Galore!" (Press release). Garching, Germany: European Southern Observatory. April 15, 2000. Retrieved December 30, 2012. 
  3. ^ Naef, D. et al. (2001). "The CORALIE survey for southern extrasolar planets V. 3 new extrasolar planets". Astronomy and Astrophysics 375 (1): 205–218. arXiv:astro-ph/0106255. Bibcode:2001A&A...375..205N. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20010841. 
  4. ^ Butler, R. P. et al. (2006). "Catalog of Nearby Exoplanets". The Astrophysical Journal 646 (1): 505–522. arXiv:astro-ph/0607493. Bibcode:2006ApJ...646..505B. doi:10.1086/504701. 
  5. ^ Wobbly, Sunlike Star Being Pulled by Giant Alien Planet, Charles Q. Choi

External links[edit]

Coordinates: Sky map 07h 00m 18.0363s, −05° 22′ 01.783″