Planet tau Cet b

Name tau Cet b
Discovered in 2012
M × sin i 0.0063 (± 0.0025) MJ
Semi-major axis 0.105 (± 0.006) AU
Orbital period 13.965 (± 0.02) day
Eccentricity 0.16 ( -0.22 +0.16 )
ω 85.5 deg
Tperi 2450004.17 JD
Radius
Inclination
Update
Detection method controversial
Molecules detected
Primary transit
Secondary transit
Anomaly angle
Time Vr=0
Calculated temperature
Measured temperature
Hottest point longitute
Surface gravity log(g/gH)
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Remarks

19 Dec 2012 Planet tau Cet b still to be confirmed

Star

Name tau Cet
Distance 3.65 (± 0.002) pc
Spectral type G8.5 V
Apparent magnitude V 3.5
Mass 0.783 (± 0.012) MSun
Age 5.8 Gyr
Effective temperature 5344.0 (± 50.0) K
Radius 0.793 (± 0.004) RSun
Metallicity [Fe/H] -0.55 (± 0.05)
RA2000 01:44:04.0
Dec2000 -15:56:15
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Planetary system 5 planets

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Related publications

The Debris Disk of Solar Analogue τ Ceti: Herschel Observations and Dynamical Simulations of the Proposed Multiplanet System
2014 LAWLER, S., DI FRANCISCO, J., KENNEDY, G., SIBTHORPE, B., BOOTH, M. & 14 additional authors
MNRAS, accepted
arxiv 

The Effect of Temperature Evolution on the Interior Structure of H2O-rich Planets
2014 ZENG L. & SASSELOV D.
ApJ, 784, 96
paper  

Signals embedded in the radial velocity noise. Periodic variations in the tau Ceti velocities
2013 TUOMI M., JONES H., JENKINS J., TINNEY Ch., BUTLER P. & 11 additional authors
Astron. & Astrophys., 551, A79
paper  arxiv  

Signals embedded in the radial velocity noise
2013 TUMOI
in "RoPACS meeting "Hot Planets and Cool Stars" " Garching 2012
arxiv