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Exoplanet Discoveries and Updates
With data from Gaia DR1, a research team discovered that the planet candidate around HD 114762 A, one of the first 'exoplanets' discovered, is actually a red dwarf/brown dwarf in a nearly face-on orbit, and not a planet.

HD 114762 b
Semi-major axis: 0.353 AU (wikipedia)
Orbital period: 83.9151 days (wikipedia)
Eccentricity: 0.3354 (wikipedia)
Inclination: 6.23 degrees (0 deg = face-on, 90 deg = edge-on)
Mass: 107 Jupiters
Discovery announcement: May 1989

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RE: Exoplanet Discoveries and Updates - by The Astronomer - 10-20-2019, 12:03 AM

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