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.
An extrasolar planet (designated as HD 65216 b) is known to orbit the star.
* List of extrasolar planets
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.
* "Notes for star HD 65216". The Extrasolar Planets Encyclopaedia. http://exoplanet.eu/star.php?st=HD+65216. Retrieved 2008-08-22.