HD 132406 b

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HD 132406 b
Exoplanet List of exoplanets
Parent star
Star HD 132406
Constellation Boötes
Right ascension (α) 14h 56m 54.652s[1]
Declination (δ) +53° 22′ 55.81″[1]
Apparent magnitude (mV) 8.45
Distance 221 ± 9[1] ly
(68 ± 3[1] pc)
Spectral type G0V
Orbital elements
Semi-major axis (a) 1.98 AU
Eccentricity (e) 0.34 ± 0.09
Orbital period (P) 974 ± 39 d
(2.67 y)
Argument of
(ω) 214 ± 19°
Time of periastron (T0) 2453474 ± 44 JD
Semi-amplitude (K) 72.06 m/s
Physical characteristics
Mass (m) ≥5.61 MJ
Discovery information
Discovery date 2007
Discoverer(s) Da Silva et al.[2]
Discovery method Radial velocity
Discovery site Geneva observatory,
Discovery status Published[2]
Database references
Extrasolar Planets
Exoplanet Archive data
Open Exoplanet Catalogue data

HD 132406 b is a long period massive gas giant extrasolar planet orbiting the Sun-like star HD 132406.

HD 132406 b has at least 5.61 times the mass of Jupiter. The orbital distance from the star is almost twice that of from Earth to the Sun. The orbital period is 2.7 years.[2]


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Coordinates: Sky map 14h 56m 54.6511s, +53° 22′ 55.8″