HD 65216

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HD 65216
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Carina
Right ascension 07h 53m 41.3223s
Declination −63° 38′ 50.363″
Apparent magnitude (V) 7.98
Distance 112 ly
(34.3 pc)
Spectral type G5V
Other designations
CD-63°359, HIP 38558, SAO 250002

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[1]
(in order from star)
Mass Semimajor axis
Orbital period
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″