HD 111232 b

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HD 111232 b
Exoplanet List of exoplanets
Parent star
Star HD 111232
Constellation Musca
Right ascension (α) 12h 48m 51.7543s
Declination (δ) −68° 25′ 30.544″
Distance95 ly
(29 pc)
Spectral type G8V
Orbital elements
Semi-major axis(a) 1.97 AU
Periastron (q) 1.57 AU
Apastron (Q) 2.36 AU
Eccentricity (e) 0.2±0.01
Orbital period(P) 1143±14 d
(3.129 y)
Orbital speed (υ) 18.8 km/s
Argument of
(ω) 98±6°
Time of periastron (T0) 2451230±20 JD
Semi-amplitude (K) 159.3±2.3 m/s
Physical characteristics
Mass(m)>6.84 MJ
(>2170 M)
Discovery information
Discovery date 30 June 2003
Discoverer(s) Mayor et al.
Discovery method Doppler Spectroscopy
Discovery site La Silla Observatory, Chile
Discovery status Published
Other designations
HIP 62534 b
Database references
Extrasolar Planets
Exoplanet Archivedata
Open Exoplanet Cataloguedata

HD 111232 b is an extrasolar planet that orbits almost 2 AU with a mass of at least 6.8 times that of Jupiter. This planet was discovered in the La Silla Observatory by Michel Mayor using the CORALIE spectrograph on 30 June 2003, along with six other planets, including HD 41004 Ab, HD 65216 b, HD 169830 c, HD 216770 b, HD 10647 b, and HD 142415 b.[1]


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Coordinates: Sky map 12h 48m 51.7543s, −68° 25′ 30.544″