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Star OGLE2-TR-L9 and planet.png

Artistic rendering of OGLE2-TR-L9 and its planet
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Carina
Right ascension 11h 07m 55.181s[1]
Declination –61° 08′ 46.58″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 14.74[1]
Spectral type F3V
Apparent magnitude (R[1]) 14.74
Apparent magnitude (I[1]) 14.00
Apparent magnitude (J[1]) 13.51
Apparent magnitude (H[1]) 13.25
Apparent magnitude (K[1]) 13.12
Proper motion (μ) RA: -2.0[1] mas/yr
Dec.: 7.1[1] mas/yr
Distance 2,935 ly
(9,00 pc)
Mass 1.52 ±0.08[2] M
Radius 1.53 (± 0.04)[2] R
Temperature 6933 ±58[2] K
Age 660 million[2] years
Other designations
2MASS J11075518-6108465, OGLE-II CAR-SC2 75679, DENIS-P J110755.1-610846, UCAC2 4790820[1]
Database references
Extrasolar Planets

OGLE2-TR-L9 is a magnitude 15 star in the constellation Carina at a distance of approximately 2,935 light years.[1]

Planetary system[edit]

This star is home to the transiting extrasolar planet OGLE2-TR-L9b discovered in 2008.[2]

The OGLE2-TR-L9 planetary system
(in order from star)
Mass Semimajor axis
Orbital period
Eccentricity Inclination Radius
b 4.5 ±1.5 MJ 0.0308 2.4855335 ±7e-07 0

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "SIMBAD query result: NAME OGLE2-TR-L9 -- Star". Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2009-04-30. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Snellen; Koppenhoefer, J.; Van Der Burg, R. F. J.; Dreizler, S.; Greiner, J.; De Hoon, M. D. J.; Husser, T. O.; Krühler, T.; et al. (2009). "OGLE2-TR-L9b: an exoplanet transiting a rapidly rotating F3 star". Astronomy and Astrophysics. 497 (2): 545–550. Bibcode:2009A&A...497..545S. arXiv:0812.0599Freely accessible. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/200810917. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: Sky map 11h 07m 55.181s, −61° 08′ 46.58″