HD 187085

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HD 187085
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Sagittarius
Right ascension 19h 49m 33.9667s
Declination –37° 46′ 49.981″
Apparent magnitude (V) +7.22
Distance147 ly
(45 pc)
Spectral typeG0V
Other designations
CD–38°13701, HIP 97546, SAO 211579
Database references

HD 187085 is a yellow main sequence star about 147 light-years away in the constellation Sagittarius. It is estimated to be younger than our Sun, at about 3.3 (± 1) billion years old, and more massive at 1.22 solar masses.

In 2006, an extrasolar planet was announced orbiting HD 187085.[1]

The HD 187085 planetary system[1]
(in order from star)
Mass Semimajor axis
Orbital period
Eccentricity Inclination Radius
b >0.75 MJ 2.05 986 0.47

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  1. ^ a b Jones, Hugh R. A.; et al. (2006). "High-eccentricity planets from the Anglo-Australian Planet Search". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 369 (1): 249–256. arXiv:astro-ph/0603335Freely accessible. Bibcode:2006MNRAS.369..249J. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2006.10298.x. 

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