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Parent star
Star MOA-2007-BLG-400L
Constellation Sagittarius
Right ascension (α) 18h 09m 42s
Declination (δ) –29° 13′ 27″
Distance 20000 ly
(6000 pc)
Spectral type K2V?
Observed separation
Projected separation (d) 0.85 ± 0.25 AU
Physical characteristics
Mass (m) 0.9 ± 0.4 MJ
Discovery information
Discovery date September 18, 2008
Discoverer(s) Dong et al.
Discovery method Gravitational microlensing
Discovery site Mount John University
 New Zealand
Discovery status Published
Database references
Extrasolar Planets
Exoplanet Archive data
Open Exoplanet Catalogue data

MOA-2007-BLG-400Lb is an extrasolar planet located approximately 20000 light-years away in the constellation of Sagittarius, orbiting the star MOA-2007-BLG-400L. This planet was detected on September 18, 2008 by the gravitational microlensing by Dong. It has mass between 50% to 130% of Jupiter and orbits between 0.6 and 1.1 AU.

MOA-2007-BLG-400Lb In Popular Culture[edit]

MOA-2007-BLG-400Lb was featured in the 2012 text-based adventure game SpaceCorn, in which the main character lands on the planet in a rocket ship.


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Coordinates: Sky map 18h 09m 42s, −29° 13′ 27″