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HD 48265

HD 48265 is a G type star in the southern constellation Puppis. It is a 8th magnitude star at a distance of about 285 light years from Earth.[1]

Planetary system

In October 2008 the planet, HD 48265 b, was reported to be orbiting this star. This object was detected using the radial velocity method during an astronomical survey conducted by the Magellan Planet Search Program using the MIKE echelle spectrograph on the 6.5-m Magellan II (Clay) telescope. [2]

The HD 48265 system
(in order from star)
Mass Semimajor axis
Orbital period
b ≥1.16 ±0.38 MJ 1.51 700 ±8 0.18 ±0.13

See also

* List of extrasolar planets


1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "SIMBAD query result: HIP 31895 -- Star". Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-id?Ident=HD+48265. Retrieved 2009-06-10.
2. ^ Minniti, Dante et al. (2009). "Low-Mass Companions for Five Solar-Type Stars From the Magellan Planet Search Program". The Astrophysical Journal 693 (2): 1424–1430. doi:10.1088/0004-637X/693/2/1424. http://iopscience.iop.org/0004-637X/693/2/1424/fulltext.

External links

* "HD 48265". Exoplanets. http://media4.obspm.fr/exoplanets/base/etoile.php?nom=HD+48265.

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