HD 52265 is a 6th magnitude G-type main sequence star located approximately 92 light-years away in the constellation of Monoceros. It is 18% more massive and almost twice as luminous than our Sun. The age of the star is 4,000 million years.
In 2000 the California and Carnegie Planet Search team announced the discovery of an extrasolar planet orbiting the star. It was independently discovered by the Geneva Extrasolar Planet Search team.
* List of extrasolar planets
1. ^ Butler et al.; Vogt, Steven S.; Marcy, Geoffrey W.; Fischer, Debra A.; Henry, Gregory W.; Apps, Kevin (2000). "Planetary Companions to the Metal-rich Stars BD -10°3166 and HD 52265". The Astrophysical Journal 545 (1): 504–511. doi:10.1086/317796. http://www.iop.org/EJ/article/0004-637X/545/1/504/51793.html.
* "Notes for star HD 52265". The Extrasolar Planets Encyclopaedia. http://exoplanet.eu/star.php?st=HD+52265. Retrieved 2008-08-22.