An exoplanet in orbit around Tau1 Gruis

H.R.A. Jones, R.P. Butler, C.G. Tinney, G.W. Marcy, A.J. Penny, C. McCarthy, B.D. Carter

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Abstract

We report the detection of a new candidate exoplanet around the metal- rich star 1 Gruis. With M sin i = 1.23±0.18 MJUP, a period of 1326±300 d and an orbit with an eccentricity of 0.14±0.14 it adds to the growing popula- tion of long period exoplanets with near-circular orbits. This population now comprises more than 20% of known exoplanets.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)948-952
JournalMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Volume341
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - May 2003

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