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HD 187085

HD 187085 is a yellow main sequence star about 147 light-years away in the constellation Sagittarius. It is estimated to be younger than our Sun, at about 3.3 (± 1) billion years old, and more massive at 1.22 solar masses.

In 2006, an extrasolar planet was announced orbiting HD 187085. [1]

The HD 187085 system[1]
(in order from star)
Mass Semimajor axis
Orbital period
b >0.75 MJ 2.05 986 0.47

See also

* HD 188015
* HD 20782
* List of extrasolar planets


1. ^ a b Jones et al.; Butler, R. Paul; Tinney, C. G.; Marcy, Geoffrey W.; Carter, Brad D.; Penny, Alan J.; McCarthy, Chris; Bailey, Jeremy (2006). "High-eccentricity planets from the Anglo-Australian Planet Search" (abstract). Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 369: 249–256. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2006.10298.x. http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/118549912/abstract. (web preprint)

External links

* "Notes for star HD 187085". The Extrasolar Planets Encyclopaedia. http://exoplanet.eu/star.php?st=HD+187085.

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