Planet HR 8799 b

Name HR 8799 b
Discovered in 2008
Mass 7.0 ( -2.0 +4.0 ) MJ
Semi-major axis 68.0 AU
Orbital period 164250.0 day
Eccentricity 0.0
ω
Tperi
Radius 1.2 (± 0.1) RJ
Inclination 28.0 deg;
Update May 27, 2014
Detection Method Imaging
Mass Detection Method
Radius Detection method
Molecules detected
Primary transit
Secondary transit
Anomaly angle
impact Parameter b
Time Vr=0 2047.1 JD
Velocity Semiamplitude K
Calculated temperature
Measured temperature
Hottest point longitute
Surface gravity log(g/gH)
Alternate Names

Observability Predictor

Star

Name HR 8799
Distance 39.4 (± 1.0) pc
Spectral type A5V
Apparent magnitude V 5.96
Mass 1.56 MSun
Age 0.06 ( -0.03 +0.03 ) Gyr
Effective temperature
Radius 1.5 (± 0.3) RSun
Metallicity [Fe/H] -0.47
Detected Disc
Magnetic Field
RA2000 23:07:29.0
Dec2000 +21:08:03
Alternate Names
Planetary system 4 planets

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MOST light-curve analysis of the gamma Dor pulsator HR 8799, showing resonances and amplitude variations
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Direct Detection and Orbit Analysis of the Exoplanets HR 8799 bcd from Archival 2005 Keck/NIRC2 Data
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Astron. & Astrophys.
paper

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2009 GOZDZIEAWSKI K. & MAGASZEWSKI C.
MNRAS
preprint

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2009 FUKAGAWA M., ITOH Y., TAMURA M., OASA Y., HAYASHI S., FUJITA Y., SHIBAI H. & HAYASHI M.
ApJ. Letters, 696, L1
paper

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2009 SUDOL J., ASSALITA S., JOHNSTON B. & HAGHIGHIPOUR N.
BAAS, 41, no 2, 434.10
abstract

Multiple Planets Orbiting the Star HR 8799
2009 MAROIS Ch., MACINTOSH B., BARMAN T., ZUCKERMAN B., SONG I., PATIENCE J., LAFRENIERE D. & DOYON R.
BAAS, 41, no 2, 230.03
abstract

HST/NICMOS detection of HR 8799 b in 1998
2009 LAFRENIERE D., MAROIS Ch., DOYON R. & BARMAN T.
ApJ. Letters, 694, L148
paper

Seeing is Believing
2008 MARLEY M.
Science, 322, 1335
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Direct Imaging of Multiple Planets Orbiting the Star HR 8799
2008 MAROIS C., MacINTOSH B., BARMAN T., ZUCKERMAN B., SONG I., PATIENCE J., LAFRENIERE D. & DOYON R.
Science, 322, 1348
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