HD 96167 b

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HD 96167 b
Extrasolar planet List of extrasolar planets
PlanetQuest-HD96167b.png
HD 96167 b's orbit compared to the orbit of Mars (1.5AU) in our Solar System.
This Eccentric Jupiter has a comet like orbit.
Parent star
Star HD 96167
Constellation Crater
Right ascension (α) 11h 05m 15.069s[1]
Declination (δ) –10° 17′ 28.69″[1]
Apparent magnitude (mV) 8.09
Distance 280 ± 20[1] ly
(87 ± 7[1] pc)
Spectral type G5D
Orbital elements
Semimajor axis (a) 1.30 ± 0.07 AU
Periastron (q) 0.38 AU
Apastron (Q) 2.22 AU
Eccentricity (e) 0.71 ± 0.04
Orbital period (P) 498.9 ± 1 d
(1.366 ± 0.003 y)
Argument of
periastron
(ω) 285 ± 7°
Time of periastron (T0) 2453057 ± 5 JD
Physical characteristics
Minimum mass (m sin i) 0.68 ± 0.18 MJ
Stellar flux (F) 0.7 (apoastron) – 24.2 (periastron)
Discovery information
Discovery date April 17, 2009
Discoverer(s) Peek et al.
Discovery method radial velocity
Discovery site Lick and Keck Observatories
Discovery status Published[2]
Database references
Extrasolar Planets
Encyclopaedia
data
SIMBAD data

HD 96167 b is an extrasolar planet located approximately 280 light years away in the constellation of Crater, orbiting the 8th magnitude G-type subgiant star HD 96167. It is a Jupiter-type planet that orbits at 1.3 AU in extremely elliptical orbit.[2] The planet was discovered on April 17, 2009.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d van Leeuwen, F. (2007). "Validation of the new Hipparcos reduction". Astronomy and Astrophysics 474 (2): 653–664. arXiv:0708.1752. Bibcode:2007A&A...474..653V. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20078357.  Vizier catalog entry
  2. ^ a b Peek, John Asher et al. (2009). "Old, rich, and eccentric: two jovian planets orbiting evolved metal-rich stars". Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 121 (880): 613–620. arXiv:0904.2786. Bibcode:2009PASP..121..613P. doi:10.1086/599862. 

Coordinates: Sky map 11h 05m 15.0681s, −10° 17′ 28.681″