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MOA-2007-BLG-400Lb
Extrasolar planet List of extrasolar planets
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Artist's conception of MOA-2007-BLG-400Lb.
Parent star

<tr> <td colspan="2">Star</td> <td>MOA-2007-BLG-400L</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Constellation</td> <td>Sagittarius</td></tr><tr> <td>Right ascension</td> <td style="text-align: center">(α)</td> <td>18h 09m 42s</td></tr><tr> <td>Declination</td> <td style="text-align: center">(δ)</td> <td>–29° 13′ 27″</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2">Distance</td><td>20000 ly
(6000 pc)</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2">Spectral type</td> <td>K2V?</td></tr> <tr style="background-color: #A0B0FF;"><td colspan="3" align=center>Observed separation</td></tr><tr> <td>Projected separation</td> <td style="text-align: center">(d)</td> <td>0.85 ± 0.25 AU</td></tr>

Physical characteristics

<tr><td>Mass</td><td style="text-align: center">(m)</td><td>0.9 ± 0.4 MJ</td></tr>

Discovery information

<tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery date</td> <td>September 18, 2008</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discoverer(s)</td> <td>Dong et al.</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery method</td> <td>Gravitational microlensing</td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2">Discovery site</td> <td>Mount John University
Observatory
,
23x15px New Zealand</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>

MOA-2007-BLG-400Lb is an extrasolar planet located approximately 20000 light-years away in the constellation of Sagittarius, orbiting the star MOA-2007-BLG-400L. This planet was detected on September 18, 2008 by the gravitational microlensing by Dong. It has mass between 50% to 130% of Jupiter and orbits between 0.6 to 1.1 AU.

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Coordinates: Sky map 18h 09m 42s, −29° 13′ 27″


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