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HD 76700 b
Extrasolar planet List of extrasolar planets
Parent star

<tr> <td colspan="2">Star</td> <td>HD 76700</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Constellation</td> <td>Volans</td></tr><tr> <td>Right ascension</td> <td style="text-align: center">(α)</td> <td>08h 53m 55.5153s</td></tr><tr> <td>Declination</td> <td style="text-align: center">(δ)</td> <td>–66° 48′ 03.571″</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2">Distance</td><td>194.6 ly
(59.70 pc)</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2">Spectral type</td> <td>G6V</td></tr>

Orbital elements

<tr><td>Semimajor axis</td><td style="text-align: center">(a)</td> <td>0.0511±0.0030 AU</td></tr><tr> <td>Periastron</td> <td style="text-align: center">(q)</td> <td>0.0462 AU</td></tr><tr> <td>Apastron</td> <td style="text-align: center">(Q)</td> <td>0.0560 AU</td></tr><tr> <td>Eccentricity</td> <td style="text-align: center">(e)</td> <td>0.095±0.075</td></tr><tr><td>Orbital period</td><td style="text-align: center">(P)</td> <td>3.97097±0.00023 d
(0.0108717 y)</td></tr><tr> <td>Orbital speed</td> <td style="text-align: center">(υ)</td> <td>140 km/s</td></tr><tr> <td>Argument of
periastron
</td> <td style="text-align: center">(ω)</td> <td>30°</td></tr><tr> <td>Time of periastron</td> <td style="text-align: center">(T0)</td> <td>2,451,213.32±0.67 JD</td></tr><tr> <td>Semi-amplitude</td> <td style="text-align: center">(K)</td> <td>27.6±1.7 m/s</td></tr>

Physical characteristics

<tr><td>Minimum mass</td><td style="text-align: center">(m sin i)</td><td>0.233±0.024 MJ
(74.1 M)</td></tr>

Discovery information

<tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery date</td> <td>July 5, 2002</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discoverer(s)</td> <td>Tinney, Butler,
Marcy et al.</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery method</td> <td>Radial velocity</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery site</td> <td>Geneva Observatory in Switzerland</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 76700 b is an exoplanet discovered orbiting the star in 2002. The planet is a hot Jupiter with a mass at least 0.233 times that of Jupiter. It orbits very close to its parent star and completes one orbit in less than four days.[1][2]

References Edit

  1. (2003). Four New Planets Orbiting Metal-enriched Stars. The Astrophysical Journal 587 (1): 423–428.
  2. (2006). Catalog of Nearby Exoplanets. The Astrophysical Journal 646 (1): 505–522.

External links Edit

Coordinates: Sky map 08h 53m 55.5153s, −66° 48′ 03.571″


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