HD 80606 b dethroned as most eccentric?

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HD 80606 b dethroned as most eccentric?

Post by Sirius_Alpha on 9th October 2008, 8:28 pm

This paper, http://arxiv.org/abs/0810.1589 , suggests HD 20782 b has an eccentricity of 0.97.

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Re: HD 80606 b dethroned as most eccentric?

Post by Lazarus on 10th October 2008, 2:30 pm

What's amazing is that the result is dependent on only one data point: remove the extreme data point and the eccentricity of the best fit drops to 0.57.
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