HD 213240 b
Extrasolar planet List of extrasolar planets
Parent star

<tr> <td colspan="2">Star</td> <td>HD 213240</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Constellation</td> <td>Grus</td></tr><tr> <td>Right ascension</td> <td style="text-align: center">(α)</td> <td>22h 31m 00.3672s</td></tr><tr> <td>Declination</td> <td style="text-align: center">(δ)</td> <td>−49° 25′ 59.773″</td></tr><tr> <td>Apparent magnitude</td> <td style="text-align: center">(mV)</td> <td>6.80</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2">Distance</td><td>132.91 ly
(40.75 pc)</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2">Spectral type</td> <td>G0/G1V</td></tr>

Orbital elements

<tr><td>Semimajor axis</td><td style="text-align: center">(a)</td> <td>1.92 AU
(287 Gm)</td></tr><tr> <td>Periastron</td> <td style="text-align: center">(q)</td> <td>1.11 AU
(166 Gm)</td></tr><tr> <td>Apastron</td> <td style="text-align: center">(Q)</td> <td>2.73 AU
(408 Gm)</td></tr><tr> <td>Eccentricity</td> <td style="text-align: center">(e)</td> <td>0.421 ± 0.015</td></tr><tr><td>Orbital period</td><td style="text-align: center">(P)</td> <td>882.7 ± 7.6 d
(2.417 y)</td></tr><tr> <td>Orbital speed</td> <td style="text-align: center">(υ)</td> <td>23.7 km/s</td></tr><tr> <td>Argument of
</td> <td style="text-align: center">(ω)</td> <td>201.0 ± 3.2°</td></tr><tr> <td>Time of periastron</td> <td style="text-align: center">(T0)</td> <td>2451499 ± 12 JD</td></tr><tr> <td>Semi-amplitude</td> <td style="text-align: center">(K)</td> <td>96.6 ± 2.0 m/s</td></tr>

Physical characteristics

<tr><td>Minimum mass</td><td style="text-align: center">(m sin i)</td><td>4.72 MJ</td></tr>

Discovery information

<tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery date</td> <td>April 4, 2001</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discoverer(s)</td> <td>Santos et al.[1]</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery method</td> <td>Doppler spectroscopy</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery site</td> <td>Geneva Extrasolar Planet Search</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery status</td> <td>Published[1]</td></tr>

HD 213240 b is an extrasolar planet located approximately 133 light-years (41 parsecs) away in the constellation of Grus, orbiting the star HD 213240.[1]

The origin of this known planet came from the country of Switzerland and the astronomer Santos. The date was on April 4, 2001 and the method was Doppler spectroscopy.

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Coordinates: Sky map 22h 31m 00.3672s, −49° 25′ 59.773″

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