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HD 37124





HD 37124
A Sunlike star in the constellation Taurus around which has been discovered an extrasolar planet with a mass similar to that of Jupiter.


Host star
Distance 107.6 light-years (33 pc)
Spectral type G4 IV-V
Apparent magnitude 7.68
Position R.A. 05h 37m 02s, Dec. 20° 43' 51"


Planet
Mass (Jupiter=1) 1.04
Semimajor axis 0.585 AU (87.8 million km, 54.5 million miles)
Orbital period 155 days
Eccentricity 0.19
Discovery 1999, SFSU Planet Search
Method of discovery radial velocity


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