HD 130322 is a K-type star in the constellation Virgo around which an exoplanet has
been found. HD 130322 b, the discovery of which was announced in 2000,1 is a planet with a minimum mass slightly more than that of Jupiter. It orbits
its host star in a very small orbit at average distance of only one eighth
that of Mercury from the Sun. It thus qualifies as a "hot Jupiter" or epistellar
| Host star
||97.02 light-years (29.76 pc)
||R.A. 14h 47m 32.73s; Dec. -00° 16' 53.31"
|Other catalog designations
||BD+00°3243, HIP 72339
||0.088 AU (13.2 million km, 8.2 million miles)
||1999, Geneva Observatory
- Udry, S., Mayor, M., Naef, D., Pepe, F., Santos, N., Queloz, D.,
Burnet, M., Confino, B., and Melo C., 2000. "The CORALIE survey for
Southern extra-solar planets. II The short-period planetary companions
to HD75289 and HD130322," Astronomy & Astrophysics, 356, 590.
PLANETS AND SUBSTELLAR OBJECTS