HD 106252 b

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
HD 106252 b
Exoplanet List of exoplanets
Parent star
Star HD 106252
Constellation Virgo
Right ascension (α) 12h 13m 29.5093s
Declination (δ) +10° 02′ 29.898″
Distance 122.11 ly
(37.44 pc)
Spectral type G0V
Orbital elements
Semi-major axis (a) 2.60 ± 0.15[1] AU
Periastron (q) 1.08 AU
Apastron (Q) 4.12 AU
Eccentricity (e) 0.586 ± 0.065[1]
Orbital period (P) 1516 ± 26[1] d
(4.151 y)
Orbital speed (υ) 18.7 km/s
Argument of
periastron
(ω) 294.9 ± 6.2[1]°
Time of periastron (T0) 2450385 ± 27[1] JD
Semi-amplitude (K) 152 ± 21[1] m/s
Physical characteristics
Mass (m) >7.10 ± 0.65[1] MJ
(>2260 M)
Discovery information
Discovery date April 4, 2001[2]
Discoverer(s) Geneva Extrasolar Planet Search
Discovery method radial velocity
Discovery site La Silla Observatory
Discovery status Published[3][4]
Other designations
HIP 59610 b
Database references
Extrasolar Planets
Encyclopaedia
data
SIMBAD data
Exoplanet Archive data
Open Exoplanet Catalogue data

HD 106252 b is a large gas giant extrasolar planet at least 7 times more massive than Jupiter. It was announced in 2001 by the European Southern Observatory.[2] The discovery was confirmed by a different team using the Lick Telescope.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Butler, R. P.; et al. (2006). "Catalog of Nearby Exoplanets". The Astrophysical Journal. 646 (1): 505–522. Bibcode:2006ApJ...646..505B. arXiv:astro-ph/0607493Freely accessible. doi:10.1086/504701. 
  2. ^ a b "Exoplanets: The Hunt Continues!" (Press release). Garching, Germany: European Southern Observatory. April 4, 2001. Retrieved December 27, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b Fischer, Debra A.; et al. (2002). "Planetary Companions to HD 136118, HD 50554, and HD 106252". Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. 114 (795): 529–535. Bibcode:2002PASP..114..529F. doi:10.1086/341677. 
  4. ^ Perrier, C.; et al. (2003). "The ELODIE survey for northern extra-solar planets. I. Six new extra-solar planet candidates". Astronomy and Astrophysics. 410 (3): 1039–1049. Bibcode:2003A&A...410.1039P. arXiv:astro-ph/0308281Freely accessible. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20031340. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: Sky map 12h 13m 29.5093s, +10° 02′ 29.898″