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NameEdit

  • 47 Ursae Majoris b
    • Also called, 47 Uma b[1]

Discovery dateEdit

DiscoverersEdit

  • Geoffrey Marcy[2]
  • R. Paul Butler[2]

OrbitingEdit

CharacteristicsEdit

About the exoplanetEdit

  • It was the first long-period planet around a main sequence star to be discovered.[2]
  • Unlike the majority of known long-period extrasolar planets, the eccentricity of the orbit of 47 Ursae Majoris b is low, meaning that the planet's orbit is nearly spherical.[2]

SourcesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 http://exoplanet.eu/planet.php?p1=47+Uma&p2=b
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/47_Ursae_Majoris_b
47 Ursae Majoris b

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