HD 38283

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HD 38283
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Mensa
Right ascension 05h 37m 02s[1]
Declination −73° 41′ 58″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 6.70
Characteristics
Spectral type F9.5V
Astrometry
Proper motion (μ) RA: 139.67 ± 0.33[1] mas/yr
Dec.: -107.04 ± 0.33[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 26.10 ± 0.31[1] mas
Distance 125 ± 1 ly
(38.3 ± 0.5 pc)
Details
Other designations
CD-73 253, HIP 26380, SAO 256213

HD 38283 is a 7th magnitude F-type main sequence star located approximately 125 light-years away[1] in the constellation of Mensa. HD 38283 is not visible to the naked eyes for most people but can be easily seen using binoculars.

Planetary system[edit]

On April 11, 2011, a Saturnian planet, HD 38283 b, was discovered in an Earth-like orbit.

The HD 38283 planetary system[2]
Companion
(in order from star)
Mass Semimajor axis
(AU)
Orbital period
(days)
Eccentricity Inclination Radius
b ≥0.34 ± 0.02 M 1.02 ± 0.07 363.2 ± 0.0056 0.41 ± 0.16

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Coordinates: Sky map 05h 37m 02s, −73° 41′ 58″