OGLE-2003-BLG-235Lb/MOA-2003-BLG-53Lb

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OGLE-2003-BLG-235Lb/MOA-2003-BLG-53Lb
Exoplanet List of exoplanets
Parent star
Star OGLE-2003-BLG-235L/MOA-2003-BLG-53L
Constellation Sagittarius
Right ascension (α) 18h 05m 16.35s
Declination (δ) –28° 53′ 42.0″
Distance ~19000 ly
(~5800 pc)
Spectral type K
Observed separation
Projected separation (d) 4.3+2.5
−0.8
AU
Source-lens
closest approach
(t0) 2,452,848.06 JD
Angle of source motion (α) 223.8°
Physical characteristics
Mass (m) 2.6+0.8
−0.6
MJ
Discovery information
Discovery date 15 April 2004
Discoverer(s) Bond et al.
Discovery method Gravitational microlensing
Discovery status Published
Other designations
OGLE-2003-BLG-235Lb, MOA-2003-BLG-53Lb
Database references
Extrasolar Planets
Encyclopaedia
data
SIMBAD data
Exoplanet Archive data
Open Exoplanet Catalogue data

OGLE-2003-BLG-235Lb/MOA-2003-BLG-53Lb is an extrasolar planet discovered in April 2004 by the OGLE and MOA collaborations.[1] Its high mass indicates that it is most probably a gas giant planet similar to Jupiter. It is located around 4.3 AU away from its parent star.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bond, I. A.; et al. (2004). "OGLE 2003-BLG-235/MOA 2003-BLG-53: A Planetary Microlensing Event". The Astrophysical Journal Letters 606 (2): L155–L158. arXiv:astro-ph/0404309. Bibcode:2004ApJ...606L.155B. doi:10.1086/420928. 
  2. ^ Bennett, David P.; et al. (2006). "Identification of the OGLE-2003-BLG-235/MOA-2003-BLG-53 Planetary Host Star". The Astrophysical Journal Letters 647 (2): L171–L174. arXiv:astro-ph/0606038. Bibcode:2006ApJ...647L.171B. doi:10.1086/507585. 

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Coordinates: Sky map 18h 05m 16.35s, −28° 53′ 42.0″