HD 59686 b

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HD 59686 b
Exoplanet List of exoplanets
Parent star
Star HD 59686
Constellation Gemini
Right ascension (α) 7h 31m 48.3969s
Declination (δ) +17° 05′ 09.765″
Apparent magnitude (mV) 5.45
Distance 301.84 ly
(92.55 pc)
Spectral type K2III
Orbital elements
Semi-major axis (a) 0.911 AU
Eccentricity (e) 0
Orbital period (P) 303 d
Physical characteristics
Minimum mass (m sin i) 5.25 MJ
Discovery information
Discovery date November 16, 2003
Discoverer(s) Mitchell et al.
Discovery method Doppler Spectroscopy
Discovery site Lick Observatory
Discovery status Published
Database references
Extrasolar Planets
Exoplanet Archive data
Open Exoplanet Catalogue data

HD 59686 b is an extrasolar planet that orbits at 91.1% of distance between Earth and the Sun or 0.911 AU in a very circular orbit of the giant star HD 59686.


Coordinates: Sky map 07h 31m 48.3969s, +17° 05′ 09.765″