Lupus-TR-3 - Planetary System

Planetary System

Lupus-TR-3 b is an exoplanet discovered in 2007 by personnel from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics using the transit method. It has four-fifths the mass of Jupiter, nine-tenths the radius, and has density of 1.4 g/cm³. This planet is a typical "hot Jupiter" as it orbits at 0.0464 AU distance from the star, taking 3.9 days to orbit. It is currently the faintest ground-based detection of a transiting planet.

The Lupus-TR-3 system
Companion
Mass Semimajor axis
Orbital period
Eccentricity Inclination Radius
b 0.81 ± 0.18 MJ 0.0464 ± 0.0007 3.91405 ± 4e-5 0

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