Planet around Gamma-1 Leonis

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Planet around Gamma-1 Leonis

Post by Lazarus on 6th November 2009, 4:17 am

Detection of a Planetary Companion around the giant star γ1 Leo

Gamma-1 Leonis is part of the binary system ADS 7724.
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Re: Planet around Gamma-1 Leonis

Post by Edasich on 6th November 2009, 5:13 am

An additional planet is also inferred: 2.14 Mj P=1340 d a=2.6 AUs e=0.13 Very Happy

Now at EPE

http://exoplanet.eu/star.php?st=gamma+1+Leo

I've edited Wikipedia page too:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamma_Leonis
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Re: Planet around Gamma-1 Leonis

Post by Lazarus on 7th November 2009, 10:51 am

IIRC this is currently the only planet known in a giant + giant binary system. Not sure about that though.

As the paper notes, the case for the second planet is not clear, stellar rotation maybe.
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