HD 86081

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HD 86081
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Sextans
Right ascension 09h 56m 05.9183s
Declination −03° 48′ 30.318″
Apparent magnitude (V) 8.74
Distance 297 ly
(91 pc)
Spectral type F8V
Other designations
BD-03° 2815, HIP 48711, SAO 137236
Database references
Extrasolar Planets

HD 86081 is a yellow-white dwarf star in the constellation Sextans south of the celestial equator. It is bigger and more massive than our Sun at 1.22 and 1.21 solar units respectively. It has temperature of 6028 K and luminosity of 1.75 solar.

HD 86081 shows no evidence of planetary transits in spite of a 17.6% transit probability. [1] The star is chromospherically inactive, with no emission seen in the core of the Ca II H and K lines. [1]

The star began being monitored in November 2005 [1] and its first planet was discovered on April 17, 2006.[1]

Star HD 86081
The HD 86081 planetary system[1]
(in order from star)
Mass Semimajor axis
Orbital period
Eccentricity Inclination Radius
b >1.50 MJ 0.035 2.1375 ± 0.0002 0.008 ± 0.004

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Coordinates: Sky map 09h 56m 05.9183s, −03° 48′ 30.318″