MOA-2008-BLG-310L

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
MOA-2008-BLG-310L
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Scorpius
Right ascension 17h 54m 14.53s
Declination –34° 46′ 41.0″
Apparent magnitude (V) 23.38
Characteristics
Spectral type late K?
Astrometry
Distance >20000 ly
(>6000 pc)
Details
Mass 0.67 M
Database references
SIMBAD data
Exoplanet Archive data
Extrasolar Planets
Encyclopaedia
data

MOA-2008-BLG-310L is a 23rd magnitude star located at least 20000 light years away in the constellation Scorpius. This star has mass 0.67 solar masses which imply that it could probably be a late K-type star. In 2009 during the microlensing event, a planet was found orbiting this star at a distance of 1.25 AU and has mass 0.23 times that of Jupiter.

The MOA-2008-BLG-310L system
Companion Mass Observed separation
(AU)
b 0.23 ± 0.05 MJ 1.25 ± 0.1

See also[edit]

References[edit]