Talk:Wolf 1061

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Neither of the reference links for this star work. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 19:26, 24 April 2011 (UTC)

Wrong star[edit]

In this edit last March, Astre added information about a newly-discovered planetary system around Wolf 1061.

Except … I think this is the wrong star.

name RA Dec const type mag notes
GJ 628 16h 30m 18.1s -12d 39m 45s Oph M3.5 10.10 Wolf 1061
GJ 682 17h 37m 03.7s -44d 19m 09s Ara M4.0 10.95 2 planets

Earlier today, someone editing from an anonymous IP address deleted the section on the newly-discovered planetary system, which triggered an automatic tag designed to detect vandalism; with no edit summary to explain the deletion, it looked very much like the hundred or more such cases of random deletions that occur every day, and I reverted the change, restoring the section. But after checking on the details of the discovery, it seems that the deletion was appropriate. The new planets were discovered around GJ 682; Wolf 1061 is GJ 628, with the last two digits transposed. So that's one “oops” for Astre and one for me. I've deleted the mistaken section (again).

 Unician   09:56, 4 September 2014 (UTC)