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HD 73267 b
Extrasolar planet List of extrasolar planets
Parent star

<tr> <td colspan="2">Star</td> <td>HD 73267</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Constellation</td> <td>Pyxis</td></tr><tr> <td>Right ascension</td> <td style="text-align: center">(α)</td> <td>08h 36m 17.775s[1]</td></tr><tr> <td>Declination</td> <td style="text-align: center">(δ)</td> <td>−34° 27′ 35.92″[1]</td></tr><tr> <td>Apparent magnitude</td> <td style="text-align: center">(mV)</td> <td>8.90</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2">Distance</td><td>177 ± 9[1] ly
(54 ± 3[1] pc)</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2">Spectral type</td> <td>G5V</td></tr>

Orbital elements

<tr><td>Semimajor axis</td><td style="text-align: center">(a)</td> <td>2.198 ± 0.025 AU
(328.8 ± 3.7 Gm)</td></tr><tr><td> </td> <td style="text-align: center"> </td> <td>40.03 mas</td></tr><tr> <td>Periastron</td> <td style="text-align: center">(q)</td> <td>1.635 AU
(244.6 Gm)</td></tr><tr> <td>Apastron</td> <td style="text-align: center">(Q)</td> <td>2.761 AU
(413.0 Gm)</td></tr><tr> <td>Eccentricity</td> <td style="text-align: center">(e)</td> <td>0.256 ± 0.009</td></tr><tr><td>Orbital period</td><td style="text-align: center">(P)</td> <td>1260 ± 7 d
(3.450 ± 0.019 y)</td></tr><tr> <td>Orbital speed</td> <td style="text-align: center">(υ)</td> <td>19.04 km/s</td></tr><tr> <td>Argument of
periastron
</td> <td style="text-align: center">(ω)</td> <td>229.1 ± 1.8°</td></tr><tr> <td>Time of periastron</td> <td style="text-align: center">(T0)</td> <td>2,451,821.7 ± 16 JD</td></tr>

Physical characteristics

<tr><td>Minimum mass</td><td style="text-align: center">(m sin i)</td><td>3.06 ± 0.07 MJ
(973 ± 22 M)</td></tr>

Discovery information

<tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery date</td> <td>October 26, 2008</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discoverer(s)</td> <td>Moutou et al.[2]</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery method</td> <td>Doppler spectroscopy
(HARPS)</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery site</td> <td>La Silla Observatory</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 73267 b is an extrasolar planet located approximately 177 light-years away[1] in the constellation of Pyxis, orbiting the 9th magnitude G-type main sequence star HD 73267. This planet takes about 1260 days to orbit the star.

This planet was discovered on October 26, 2008 by Moutou et al. using the HARPS spectrograph on ESO’s 3.6 meter telescope installed at La Silla Observatory in Atacama desert, Chile.[2]

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Coordinates: Sky map 08h 36m 17.7757s, −34° 27′ 35.924″


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