MACHO-98-BLG-35

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MACHO-98-BLG-35
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Sagittarius
Right ascension 18h 17m 16.2s
Declination −22° 01′ 18″
Apparent magnitude (V) 20.7
Other designations
none

MACHO-98-BLG-35 was a gravitational microlensing event that occurred in July 1998 in the constellation Sagittarius. The red dwarf star causing the lens may have a planet, according to one study.[1]

Planet[edit]

The MACHO-98-BLG-35 system
Companion
(in order from star)
Mass Semimajor axis
(AU)
Orbital period
(days)
Eccentricity Inclination Radius
b (unconfirmed) 1 MJ 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rhie, S. H.; Bennett, D. P.; Becker, A. C.; Peterson, B. A.; Fragile, P. C.; Johnson, B. R.; Quinn, J. L.; Crouch, A.; Gray, J.; King, L.; Messenger, B.; Thomson, S.; Bond, I. A.; Abe, F.; Carter, B. S.; Dodd, R. J.; Hearnshaw, J. B.; Honda, M.; Jugaku, J.; Kabe, S.; Kilmartin, P. M.; Koribalski, B. S.; Masuda, K.; Matsubara, Y.; Muraki, Y.; Nakamura, T.; Nankivell, G. R.; Noda, S.; Rattenbury, N. J. et al. (2000). "On Planetary Companions to the MACHO 98‐BLG‐35 Microlens Star". The Astrophysical Journal 533: 378. doi:10.1086/308634.  edit