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HD 330075

HD 330075 is a 9th magnitude star approximately 164 light-years away in the southern constellation of Norma. Like our Sun, it is a yellow dwarf (spectral type G5). However, it is slightly cooler and less luminous. Due to its distance, it is rather dim and visible only with telescope or powerful binoculars.[1]

Planetary system

In 2004, the discovery of a hot Jupiter planet orbiting the star was announced. This is the first planet discovered by the HARPS spectrograph.[2]

The HD 330075 system
(in order from star)
Mass Semimajor axis
Orbital period
HD 330075 b 0.76 MJ 0.043 3.369 ±0.004 0

See also

* List of stars with extrasolar planets
* HARPS spectrograph


1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "SIMBAD query result: NLTT 41237 -- High proper-motion Star". SIMBAD. Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-id?Ident=HD+330075. Retrieved 2009-05-22.
2. ^ Pepe et al.; Mayor, M.; Queloz, D.; Benz, W.; Bonfils, X.; Bouchy, F.; Lo Curto, G.; Lovis, C. et al. (2004). "The HARPS search for southern extra-solar planets I. HD 330075 b: A new "hot Jupiter"". Astronomy and Astrophysics 423: 385–389. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20040389. http://www.aanda.org/index.php?option=article&access=standard&Itemid=129&url=/articles/aa/pdf/2004/31/aa0389-04.pdf.

External links

* "HD 330075". Extrasolar Visions. http://www.extrasolar.net/planettour.asp?StarCatId=normal&StarId=260. Retrieved 2008-08-16.
* "HD 330075". Exoplanets. http://media4.obspm.fr/exoplanets/base/etoile.php?nom=HD+330075. Retrieved 2009-05-22.

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