i Horologii - Radial Velocity Variations

This chart shows radial velocity measurements (with individual errors shown as bars) of the 5.4-mag solar-type star iota Hor over a period of nearly six years. The thin line indicates the variation that is caused by the new planet (as a best-fit Keplerian orbit).



About the Image

Release date:29 July 1999
Related releases:eso9938
Size:1053 x 702 px

About the Object

Name:Iota Horologii
Type:• Milky Way : Star
• Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System
Distance:55 light years

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OpticalCoudé Auxiliary Telescope


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