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HD 132406 b
Extrasolar planet List of extrasolar planets
Parent star

<tr> <td colspan="2">Star</td> <td>HD 132406</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Constellation</td> <td>Boötes</td></tr><tr> <td>Right ascension</td> <td style="text-align: center">(α)</td> <td>14h 56m 54.652s[1]</td></tr><tr> <td>Declination</td> <td style="text-align: center">(δ)</td> <td>+53° 22′ 55.81″[1]</td></tr><tr> <td>Apparent magnitude</td> <td style="text-align: center">(mV)</td> <td>8.45</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2">Distance</td><td>221 ± 9[1] ly
(68 ± 3[1] pc)</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2">Spectral type</td> <td>G0V</td></tr>

Orbital elements

<tr><td>Semimajor axis</td><td style="text-align: center">(a)</td> <td>1.98 AU</td></tr><tr> <td>Eccentricity</td> <td style="text-align: center">(e)</td> <td>0.34 ± 0.09</td></tr><tr><td>Orbital period</td><td style="text-align: center">(P)</td> <td>974 ± 39 d
(2.67 y)</td></tr><tr> <td>Argument of
periastron
</td> <td style="text-align: center">(ω)</td> <td>214 ± 19°</td></tr><tr> <td>Time of periastron</td> <td style="text-align: center">(T0)</td> <td>2453474 ± 44 JD</td></tr><tr> <td>Semi-amplitude</td> <td style="text-align: center">(K)</td> <td>72.06 m/s</td></tr>

Physical characteristics

<tr><td>Mass</td><td style="text-align: center">(m)</td><td>≥5.61 MJ</td></tr>

Discovery information

<tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery date</td> <td>2007</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discoverer(s)</td> <td>Da Silva et al.[2]</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery method</td> <td>Radial velocity</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery site</td> <td>Geneva observatory,
Template:Country data Switzerland</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery status</td> <td>Published[2]</td></tr> <tr style="background-color: #A0B0FF;"><td align=center colspan=3>Database references</td></tr><tr valign=baseline><td colspan=2>Extrasolar Planets
Encyclopaedia
</td><td>data</td></tr><tr><td colspan=2>SIMBAD</td><td>data</td></tr>

HD 132406 b is a long period massive gas giant extrasolar planet orbiting the Sun-like star HD 132406.

HD 132406 b has at least 5.61 times the mass of Jupiter. The orbital distance from the star is almost twice that of from Earth to the Sun. The orbital period is 2.7 years.[2]

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Coordinates: Sky map 14h 56m 54.6511s, +53° 22′ 55.8″


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