OGLE-2006-BLG-109Lc

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OGLE-2006-BLG-109Lc
Extrasolar planet List of extrasolar planets
PlanetQuest-OGLE109c.png
OGLE-2006-BLG-109 c's orbit compared to
Jupiter's orbit (5.2AU) in our Solar System.
Parent star
Star OGLE-2006-BLG-109L
Constellation Sagittarius
Right ascension (α) 17h 52m 35s
Declination (δ) –30° 05′ 16″
Apparent magnitude (mV) 17.17
Distance 4,920 ± 390 ly
(1,510 ± 120 pc)
Observed separation
Projected separation (d) 4.5 ± 1 AU
Orbital elements
Eccentricity (e) 0.15 ± 0.1
Orbital period (P) 4931 ± 1750 d
(13.5 ± 4.79 y)
Inclination (i) 64 ± 8°
Physical characteristics
Mass (m) 0.271 ± 0.022 MJ
(85.8 ± 9.5 M)
Temperature (T) 59 ± 7
Discovery information
Discovery date 14 February 2008
Discoverer(s) Gaudi and
Bennett et al.
Discovery method Gravitational microlensing
Discovery status Published
Other designations
EWS 2006-BUL-109Lc
Database references
Extrasolar Planets
Encyclopaedia
data
SIMBAD data
Exoplanet Archive data
Open Exoplanet Catalogue data

OGLE-2006-BLG-109Lc is an extrasolar planet approximately 4,920 light-years away in the constellation of Sagittarius. The planet was detected orbiting the star OGLE-2006-BLG-109L in 2008 by a research team using Microlensing. The host star is about 50% the mass of the Sun and the planet is about 90% the mass of Saturn.[1][2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Discovery of a Jupiter/Saturn Analog in OGLE-2006-BLG-109". MicroFUN (Microlensing Follow-Up Network). Retrieved 2008-06-27. 
  2. ^ Gaudi, B. S. et al. (2008). "Discovery of a Jupiter/Saturn Analog with Gravitational Microlensing". Science 319 (5865): 927–930. arXiv:0802.1920. Bibcode:2008Sci...319..927G. doi:10.1126/science.1151947. PMID 18276883. 

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Coordinates: Sky map 17h 52m 35s, −30° 05′ 16″