HD 48265 b

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HD 48265 b
Exoplanet List of exoplanets
Parent star
Star HD 48265
Constellation Puppis
Right ascension (α) 06h 40m 01.7270s
Declination (δ) –48° 32′ 31.039″
Apparent magnitude (mV) 8.07
Distance 285 ly
(87.4 pc)
Spectral type G5V
Orbital elements
Semi-major axis (a) 1.6 AU
(240 Gm)
    18 mas
Periastron (q) 1.2 AU
(180 Gm)
Apastron (Q) 2.0 AU
(300 Gm)
Eccentricity (e) 0.24 ± 0.1
Orbital period (P) 762 ± 50 d
(2.09 ± 0.14 y)
Orbital speed (υ) 23 km/s
Argument of
(ω) 289 ± 50°
Time of periastron (T0) 2,452,892 ± 100 JD
Physical characteristics
Minimum mass (m sin i) 1.2 MJ
(380 M)
Discovery information
Discovery date October 29, 2008
Discoverer(s) Minniti et al.
Discovery method Doppler spectroscopy
Discovery site La Silla Observatory
Discovery status Published
Other designations
HIP 31895 b
Database references
Extrasolar Planets
Exoplanet Archive data
Open Exoplanet Catalogue data

HD 48265 b is an extrasolar planet located approximately 285 light-years away in the constellation of Puppis, orbiting the 8th magnitude G-type main sequence star HD 48265. This planet has a minimum mass of 1.2 times that of Jupiter. Because the inclination is not known, the true mass is not known. This planet orbits at a distance of 1.6 AU with an orbital eccentricity of 0.24.

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Coordinates: Sky map 06h 40m 01.7270s, −48° 32′ 31.039″