HD 47536 c
Extrasolar planet List of extrasolar planets
Parent star

<tr> <td colspan="2">Star</td> <td>HD 47536</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Constellation</td> <td>Canis Major</td></tr><tr> <td>Right ascension</td> <td style="text-align: center">(α)</td> <td>06h 37m 47.6189s</td></tr><tr> <td>Declination</td> <td style="text-align: center">(δ)</td> <td>–32° 20′ 23.045″</td></tr><tr> <td>Apparent magnitude</td> <td style="text-align: center">(mV)</td> <td>5.261</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2">Distance</td><td>395.83 ly
(121.36 pc)</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2">Spectral type</td> <td>K0III</td></tr>

Orbital elements

<tr><td>Semimajor axis</td><td style="text-align: center">(a)</td> <td>3.72 AU
(557 Gm)</td></tr><tr><td> </td> <td style="text-align: center"> </td> <td>30.7 mas</td></tr><tr><td>Orbital period</td><td style="text-align: center">(P)</td> <td>2500 d
(6.84 y)</td></tr>

Physical characteristics

<tr><td>Minimum mass</td><td style="text-align: center">(m sin i)</td><td>6.98 MJ</td></tr>

Discovery information

<tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery date</td> <td>April 9, 2007</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discoverer(s)</td> <td>Setiawan et al.</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery method</td> <td>Radial velocity</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery site</td> <td>23x15px Chile</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery status</td> <td>Unpublished</td></tr> <tr style="background-color: #A0B0FF;"><td align=center colspan=3>Database references</td></tr><tr valign=baseline><td colspan=2>Extrasolar Planets
</td><td>data</td></tr><tr><td colspan=2>SIMBAD</td><td>data</td></tr>

HD 47536 c is an extrasolar planet located approximately 396 light-years away in the constellation of Canis Major, orbiting the star HD 47536. Like HD 47536 b, mass and semimajor axis are not exactly known. The mass can either be 6.98 or 13.61 MJ and semimajor axis of 3.72 or 5.20 AU, both depending on the mass of the star. The planet takes 2500 days or 6.84 years to orbit HD 47536. Unlike most planets, the eccentricity of the orbit is generally not known.

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

  • HD 47536. Exoplanets. Retrieved 2008-08-23.

Coordinates: Sky map 06h 37m 47.6189s, −32° 20′ 23.045″

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