HD 83443

HD 83443

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. HD 83443 is an orange dwarf star approximately 142 light-years away in the constellation of Vela. As of 2000, at least one extrasolar planet has been confirmed to be orbiting the star. The planet HD 83443 b was discovered in 2000 by the Geneva Extrasolar Planet Search Team led by Michel Mayor. It has a minimum mass comparable to Saturn's, and its orbit is one of the shortest known, 1/25th that of Earth's. It takes only three days to complete one revolution around the star. This hot Jupiter is likely to be slightly larger than Jupiter in radius.show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136691124
  • 9786136691121