OGLE-2007-BLG-368L

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OGLE-2007-BLG-368L
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Scorpius
Right ascension  17h 56m 25.96s
Declination –32° 14′ 14.7″
Apparent magnitude (V) ?
Characteristics
Spectral type late K?
Astrometry
Distance19230 ly
(5900 pc)
Details
Mass0.65 M
Database references
SIMBADdata
Extrasolar Planets
Encyclopaedia
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OGLE-2007-BLG-368 is a star 19,200 light years away in the Scorpius constellation. This star's mass is 0.65 solar masses, possibly a late K-type star. In 2009 during the microlensing event, a Neptune-mass planet was discovered with a distance of 3.3 AU and a mass 22 times that of Earth.[1]

The OGLE-2007-BLG-368L system
Companion MassObserved separation
(AU)
b0.0694 MJ3.3 ± 1.4

Coordinates: Sky map 17h 56m 25.96s, −32° 14′ 14.7″

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Sumi, T.; et al. (2010). "A Cold Neptune-Mass Planet OGLE-2007-BLG-368Lb: Cold Neptunes Are Common". The Astrophysical Journal. 710 (2): 1641–1653. arXiv:0912.1171. Bibcode:2010ApJ...710.1641S. doi:10.1088/0004-637X/710/2/1641.