Planet 6 Lyn b

Name 6 Lyn b
Discovered in 2008
Mass 2.4 MJ
Semi-major axis 2.2 AU
Orbital period 899.0 (± 19.0) day
Eccentricity 0.134 (± 0.052)
ω 27.0 (± 27.0) deg
Tperi 2453309.0 (± 60.0) JD
Radius
Inclination 2.0 ( -1.0 +79.0 ) deg;
Update Aug. 27, 2014
Detection Method Radial Velocity
Mass Detection Method
Radius Detection method
Molecules detected
Primary transit
Secondary transit
Anomaly angle
impact Parameter b
Time Vr=0
Velocity Semiamplitude K
Calculated temperature
Measured temperature
Hottest point longitute
Geometric albedo
Surface gravity log(g/gH)
Alternate Names

Observability Predictor

Remarks

11 Jan 2011: Reffert et al. 2011 give a mass range derived from astrometry 2.2 - 128.7 MJup at the 3 σ level

Star

Name 6 Lyn
Distance 56.9 (± 2.5) pc
Spectral type K0IV
Apparent magnitude V 5.86
Mass 1.7 ( -0.2 +0.2 ) MSun
Age
Effective temperature 4978.0 (± 18.0) K
Radius 5.2 ( -0.3 +0.3 ) RSun
Metallicity [Fe/H] -0.13 (± 0.02)
Detected Disc
Magnetic Field
RA2000 06:30:47.0
Dec2000 +58:09:46
Alternate Names
Planetary system 1 planet

More data


Related publications

The Exoplanet Handbook
2011 Michael Perryman
Content
Content and Chapter 5

Planetary Companions to Evolved Intermediate-Mass Stars: 14 Andromedae, 81 Ceti, 6 Lyncis, and HD 167042
2008 SATO B., TOYOTA E., OMIYA M., IZUMIURA H., KAMBE E., MASUDA S., TAKEDA Y., ITOH Y., ANDO H., YOSHIDA M., KOKUBO E. & IDA S.
PASJ, 60, 1317
paper

Mass constraints on substellar companions candidates from the re-reduced Hipparcos intermediate astrometric data: Nine confirmed planets and two confirmed brown dwarfs
2011 REFFERT S. & QUIRRENBACH A.
Astron. & Astrophys., 527, A140
paper   arxiv