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HD 52265

HD 52265 is a 6th magnitude G-type main sequence star located approximately 92 light-years away in the constellation of Monoceros. It is 18% more massive and almost twice as luminous than our Sun. The age of the star is 4,000 million years.


Planetary system

In 2000 the California and Carnegie Planet Search team announced the discovery of an extrasolar planet orbiting the star.[1] It was independently discovered by the Geneva Extrasolar Planet Search team.[2]

The HD 52265 system[3]
Companion
(in order from star)
Mass Semimajor axis
(AU)
Orbital period
(days)
Eccentricity
b >1.09 ± 0.11 MJ 0.504 ± 0.029 119.290 ± 0.086 0.325 ± 0.065

See also

* List of extrasolar planets


References

1. ^ Butler et al.; Vogt, Steven S.; Marcy, Geoffrey W.; Fischer, Debra A.; Henry, Gregory W.; Apps, Kevin (2000). "Planetary Companions to the Metal-rich Stars BD -10°3166 and HD 52265". The Astrophysical Journal 545 (1): 504–511. doi:10.1086/317796. http://www.iop.org/EJ/article/0004-637X/545/1/504/51793.html.
2. ^ Naef et al.; Mayor, M.; Pepe, F.; Queloz, D.; Santos, N. C.; Udry, S.; Burnet, M. (2001). "The CORALIE survey for southern extrasolar planets V. 3 new extrasolar planets". Astronomy and Astrophysics 375 (1): 205–218. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20010841. http://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full/2001/31/aa10239/aa10239.html.
3. ^ Butler et al.; Wright, J. T.; Marcy, G. W.; Fischer, D. A.; Vogt, S. S.; Tinney, C. G.; Jones, H. R. A.; Carter, B. D. et al. (2006). "Catalog of Nearby Exoplanets". The Astrophysical Journal 646 (1): 505–522. doi:10.1086/504701. http://www.iop.org/EJ/article/0004-637X/646/1/505/64046.html.


External links

* "Notes for star HD 52265". The Extrasolar Planets Encyclopaedia. http://exoplanet.eu/star.php?st=HD+52265. Retrieved 2008-08-22.
* "HD 52265". Extrasolar Visions. http://www.extrasolar.net/planettour.asp?StarCatId=normal&StarId=108. Retrieved 2008-08-22.

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