HD 202206 c

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HD 202206 c
Exoplanet List of exoplanets
Parent star
Star HD 202206
Constellation Capricornus
Right ascension (α) 21h 14m 57.79s
Declination (δ) −20° 47′ 20.1″
Distance 151.14 ly
(46.3 pc)
Spectral type G6V
Orbital elements
Semi-major axis (a) 2.55 AU
Eccentricity (e) 0.267±0.021
Orbital period (P) 1383.4±18.4 d
Argument of
(ω) 78.99±6.65°
Time of periastron (T0) 2,452,250 JD
Semi-amplitude (K) 42±1.5 m/s
Physical characteristics
Minimum mass (m sin i) 2.44 MJ
Discovery information
Discovery date November 16, 2004
Discoverer(s) Correia et al.
Discovery method Radial velocity
Discovery status Published

HD 202206 c is an extrasolar planet discovered on November 16, 2004, using long-term observation of a formerly unconfirmed second planet after the discovery of a brown dwarf (first companion) around the star. This was the first circumbinary planet to be found around a main sequence star.

The planet orbits 3.07 times further out and is 7.13 times less massive than the first companion, having a semi-amplitude of only 42 m/s. Its mass is 2.44 times that of Jupiter and its diameter is roughly the same size as Jupiter's. The orbital resonance of the planet orbiting the brown dwarf is 5:1. The eccentricity of the planet is higher than that of all the planets and dwarf planets in the Solar System except Eris, which has an eccentricity of 0.44.


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Coordinates: Sky map 21h 14m 57.79s, −20° 47′ 20.1″