HD 72659

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HD 72659
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Hydra
Right ascension 08h 34m 03.1895s
Declination −01° 34′ 05.583″
Apparent magnitude (V) 7.48
Distance 168 ly
(51.4 pc)
Spectral type G0V
Other designations
BD–01° 2075, HIP 42030, SAO 136045
Database references
SIMBAD data
Extrasolar Planets
Encyclopaedia
data

HD 72659 is a yellow dwarf star in the Hydra constellation. The apparent magnitude is +7.48 and the distance is 168 light years away from Earth. An extrasolar planet was discovered orbiting this star in 2003.[1]

The HD 72659 planetary system[2]
Companion
(in order from star)
Mass Semimajor axis
(AU)
Orbital period
(days)
Eccentricity Inclination Radius
b >3.30 ± 0.29 MJ 4.77 ± 0.37 3630 ± 230 0.269 ± 0.038

See also[edit]

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. 
  2. ^ 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. 

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Coordinates: Sky map 08h 34m 03.1895s, −01° 34′ 05.583″