HD 63454 b
|Discovered by||Moutou, Mayor,|
Bouchy et al.
|Discovery site|| La Silla Observatory,|
|Discovery date||14 February 2005|
|Apastron||0.036 AU (5,400,000 km)|
|Periastron||0.036 AU (5,400,000 km)|
|0.036 AU (5,400,000 km)|
Average orbital speed
HD 63454 b is an extrasolar planet located approximately 117 light-years away in the constellation of Chamaeleon, orbiting the star HD 63454. It is at least 38% as massive as Jupiter, and orbits very close to its host star, even closer than the famous 51 Pegasi b. Its close orbit means it belongs to a class of exoplanets known as hot Jupiters. This planet has one of the least eccentric orbits.
- "Notes for planet HD 63454 b". The Extrasolar Planets Encyclopaedia. Retrieved 2008-08-22.
- "HD 63454". Exoplanets. Retrieved 2008-08-22.
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