HD 164604 b

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HD 164604 b
Discovery
Discovered byArriagada et al.
Discovery siteLas Campanas Observatory
Discovery dateJanuary 26, 2010
Doppler spectroscopy
Orbital characteristics
Apastron1.40 AU (209,000,000 km)
Periastron0.85 AU (127,000,000 km)
1.13 ± 0.05 AU (169,000,000 ± 7,500,000 km)
Eccentricity0.24 ± 0.14
606.4 ± 9.0 d
1.66 y
20.3
24552674 ± 80
51 ± 23
Semi-amplitude77 ± 32
StarHD 164604

HD 164604 b is an extrasolar planet discovered in January 2010 in association with the Magellan Planet Search Program. It has 2.7 times the mass of Jupiter and an orbital period of 606.4 days. Its star is classified as a K2 V dwarf and is roughly 124 light-years away from Earth.[1]

HD 164604 b is named Caleuche. The name was selected in the NameExoWorlds campaign by Chile, during the 100th anniversary of the IAU. Caleuche is a large ghost ship from southern Chilean mythology which sails the seas around the island of Chiloé at night.[2][3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "HD 164604". exoplanet.eu/catalog. Retrieved 28 June 2013.
  2. ^ "Approved names". NameExoworlds. Retrieved 2020-01-02.
  3. ^ "International Astronomical Union | IAU". www.iau.org. Retrieved 2020-01-02.

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Coordinates: Sky map 18h 03m 06.95s, −28° 33′ 38.3″