HD 101930 b

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HD 101930 b
Discovery
Discovered byLovis, Mayor,
Pepe et al.[1]
Discovery siteLa Silla Observatory
Discovery date14 February 2005
Doppler spectroscopy
(HARPS)
Orbital characteristics
Apastron0.335 AU (50,100,000 km)
Periastron0.077 AU (11,500,000 km)
0.302 AU (45,200,000 km)
Eccentricity0.11 ± 0.02
70.46 ± 0.18 d
0.1929 y
46.8
2,453,145.0 ± 2.0
251 ± 11
Semi-amplitude18.1 ± 0.4
StarHD 101930
Physical characteristics
Mass>0.30 MJ
(>95 M)

HD 101930 b is an extrasolar planet orbiting the star HD 101930. It has a minimum mass a third of Jupiter's, nearly the same as Saturn's so it is thought to be a gas giant. It orbits the star closer than Mercury, and the orbit is slightly eccentric.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lovis, C.; et al. (2005). "The HARPS search for southern extra-solar planets III. Three Saturn-mass planets around HD 93083, HD 101930 and HD 102117". Astronomy and Astrophysics. 437 (3): 1121–1126. arXiv:astro-ph/0503660. Bibcode:2005A&A...437.1121L. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20052864.

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Coordinates: Sky map 11h 43m 30.11s, −58° 00′ 24.793″