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HD 65216

HD 65216 is an 8th magnitude G-type main sequence star located approximately 34.3 parsecs (112 ly) away in the constellation of Carina. It is a Sun-like yellow dwarf, 8% less massive and somewhat less luminous. It cannot be seen without technical aid, but with binoculars or telescope it should be visible.


Planetary system

An extrasolar planet (designated as HD 65216 b) is known to orbit the star.

The HD 65216 system[1]
Companion
(in order from star)
Mass Semimajor axis
(AU)
Orbital period
(days)
Eccentricity
b >1.21 MJ 1.37 613.1 ± 11.4 0.41 ± 0.06

See also

* List of extrasolar planets


References

1. ^ Mayor et al.; Udry, S.; Naef, D.; Pepe, F.; Queloz, D.; Santos, N. C.; Burnet, M. (2004). "The CORALIE survey for southern extra-solar planets XII. Orbital solutions for 16 extra-solar planets discovered with CORALIE". Astronomy and Astrophysics 415: 391–402. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20034250. http://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full/2004/07/aa0250/aa0250.html.


External links

* "Notes for star HD 65216". The Extrasolar Planets Encyclopaedia. http://exoplanet.eu/star.php?st=HD+65216. Retrieved 2008-08-22.
* "HD 65216". Extrasolar Visions. http://www.extrasolar.net/planettour.asp?StarCatId=normal&StarId=206. Retrieved 2008-08-22.

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