HD 65216

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HD 65216
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Carina
Right ascension 07h 53m 41.321s[1]
Declination −63° 38′ 50.37″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 7.98
Characteristics
Spectral type G5V
Astrometry
Proper motion (μ) RA: −122.93 ± 0.74[1] mas/yr
Dec.: 145.51 ± 0.70[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 28.11 ± 0.59[1] mas
Distance 116 ± 2 ly
(35.6 ± 0.7 pc)
Details
Mass 0.95 ± 0.01[2] M
Radius 0.864 ± 0.003[2] R
Luminosity 0.716 ± 0.001[2] L
Surface gravity (log g) 4.53 ± 0.01[2] cgs
Temperature 5718 ± 8[2] K
Age 1.7 ± 0.5[2] Gyr
Other designations
CD−63°359, HIP 38558, SAO 250002
Database references
SIMBAD data

HD 65216 is an 8th magnitude G-type main sequence star located approximately 34.3 parsecs (112 ly) away in the constellation of Carina. It is a Sun-like yellow dwarf, 8% less massive and somewhat less luminous. It cannot be seen without technical aid, but with binoculars or telescope it should be visible.

Planetary system[edit]

An extrasolar planet (designated as HD 65216 b) is known to orbit the star.

The HD 65216 planetary system[3]
Companion
(in order from star)
Mass Semimajor axis
(AU)
Orbital period
(days)
Eccentricity Inclination Radius
b >1.21 MJ 1.37 613.1 ± 11.4 0.41 ± 0.06

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Coordinates: Sky map 07h 53m 41.3223s, −63° 38′ 50.363″