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HD 209458 b

(Osiris)
(hot Jupiter discovered in 1999)

HD 209458 b is a transiting hot Jupiter orbiting a G-type star star (1.13 solar masses) in a 3.5-day orbit. The planet was discovered in 1999 by the radial velocity method, by two groups, and transit and direct imaging observations have been successful, making it of interest for further study. Planet characteristics:


(exoplanet,transits,RV method,gas giant)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HD_209458_b
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HD_209458
http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-id?Ident=HD+209458b
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~049pc159lyHD 209458 b
Coordinates:HD 209458 b
J220310.7728+185303.550

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