i Horologii - radial velocity variations

The combined radial velocity variations of iota Hor vrs. orbital phase of the newly discovered planet. The planet is in front of the star near phase 0.5 and on the other side at phase 0 and 1. The maximal velocities are when the planet is approaching or receding around 0.25 and 0.75, respectively. The orbital period is 320 days.



About the Image

Release date:29 July 1999
Related releases:eso9938
Size:1045 x 705 px

About the Object

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

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