Epoch J2000.0 Equinox J2000.0
|Right ascension||18h 08m 04s|
|Declination||−27° 09′ 00″|
MOA-2007-BLG-192L is a low-mass red dwarf star or brown dwarf, approximately 3,000 light-years away in the constellation of Sagittarius. It is estimated to have a mass approximately 6% of the Sun's. In 2008, an Earth-sized extrasolar planet was announced to be orbiting this object.
The discovery of a planet, MOA-2007-BLG-192Lb, orbiting this object was announced on June 2, 2008. This planet, with a mass of approximately 3.3 times that of Earth, is one of the smallest known extrasolar planets. It was found when it caused a gravitational microlensing event on the night of May 24, 2007, which was detected as part of the MOA-II gravitational microlensing survey at the Mount John University Observatory in New Zealand.
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- Table 3, Bennett, D. P.; Bond, I. A.; Udalski, A.; Sumi, T.; Abe, F.; Fukui, A.; Furusawa, K.; Hearnshaw, J. B.; et al. (2008). "A Low‐Mass Planet with a Possible Sub‐Stellar‐Mass Host in Microlensing Event MOA‐2007‐BLG‐192". The Astrophysical Journal 684: 663–683. arXiv:0806.0025. Bibcode:2008ApJ...684..663B. doi:10.1086/589940. arXiv:0806.0025v1, Bibcode: 2008arXiv0806.0025B .
- MOA-2007-BLG-192Lb: A Low-Mass Planet with a Possible Sub-Stellar-Mass Host, David P. Bennett. Accessed on line July 3, 2008.
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- "Notes for star MOA-2007-BLG-192-L". The Extrasolar Planets Encyclopaedia. Retrieved 2008-07-02.
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