HD 47186 c

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HD 47186 c
Exoplanet List of exoplanets
Parent star
Star HD 47186
Constellation Canis Major
Right ascension (α) 06h 36m 08.7880s
Declination (δ) −27° 37′ 20.268″
Apparent magnitude (mV) 7.8
Distance 123.4 ly
(37.8 pc)
Spectral type G6V
Mass (m) 0.99 M
Temperature (T) 5675 ± 21 K
Metallicity [Fe/H] 0.23 ± 0.02
Orbital elements
Semi-major axis (a) 2.395 AU
Periastron (q) 1.799 AU
Apastron (Q) 2.991 AU
Eccentricity (e) 0.249 ± 0.073
Orbital period (P) 1353.6 ± 57.1 d
(3.7059 ± 0.156 y)
Orbital speed (υ) 19.31 km/s
Time of periastron (T0) 2,452,010 ± 180 JD
Physical characteristics
Minimum mass (m sin i) 0.35061 MJ
(111.44 M)
Discovery information
Discovery date June 16, 2008
Discoverer(s) Bouchy et al.
Discovery method Doppler spectroscopy
Discovery site Chile La Silla Observatory
Discovery status Published[1]
Database references
Extrasolar Planets
Exoplanet Archive data
Open Exoplanet Catalogue data

HD 47186 c is an extrasolar planet located approximately 123 light years away in the constellation of Canis Major, orbiting the star HD 47186. This planet has a minimum mass of 0.35061 times that of Jupiter, or 1.1712 times that of Saturn. It takes 1353.6 days or 3.7059 years to revolve around the star in about the same eccentricity as the dwarf planet Pluto. This planet orbits at about the same distance from the star as the asteroid Vesta is from the Sun.


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Coordinates: Sky map 06h 36m 08.7880s, −27° 37′ 20.268″