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HD 59686 b
Extrasolar planet List of extrasolar planets
Parent star

<tr> <td colspan="2">Star</td> <td>HD 59686</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Constellation</td> <td>Gemini</td></tr><tr> <td>Right ascension</td> <td style="text-align: center">(α)</td> <td>7h 31m 48.3969s</td></tr><tr> <td>Declination</td> <td style="text-align: center">(δ)</td> <td>+17° 05′ 09.765″</td></tr><tr> <td>Apparent magnitude</td> <td style="text-align: center">(mV)</td> <td>5.45</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2">Distance</td><td>301.84 ly
(92.55 pc)</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2">Spectral type</td> <td>K2III</td></tr>

Orbital elements

<tr><td>Semimajor axis</td><td style="text-align: center">(a)</td> <td>0.911 AU</td></tr><tr> <td>Eccentricity</td> <td style="text-align: center">(e)</td> <td>0</td></tr><tr><td>Orbital period</td><td style="text-align: center">(P)</td> <td>303 d</td></tr>

Physical characteristics

<tr><td>Minimum mass</td><td style="text-align: center">(m sin i)</td><td>5.25 MJ</td></tr>

Discovery information

<tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery date</td> <td>November 16, 2003</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discoverer(s)</td> <td>Mitchell et al.</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery method</td> <td>Doppler Spectroscopy</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery site</td> <td>Lick Observatory</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery status</td> <td>Published</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 59686 b is an extrasolar planet that orbits at 91.1% of distance between Earth and the Sun or 0.911 AU in a very circular orbit of the giant star HD 59686.

ReferencesEdit

Coordinates: Sky map 07h 31m 48.3969s, +17° 05′ 09.765″


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