The planetary system HR 8799 hosts at least 4 planets.
|Primary system name||HR 8799|
|Alternative system names||N/A|
|Right ascension||23 07 28.71507|
|Declination||+21 08 03.3053|
|Number of stars in system||1|
|Number of planets in system||4|
This image shows three planets orbiting the star HR 8799. It was obtained with the Keck II telescope on Hawaii. Credit: C. Marois et al., NRC Canada.
Architecture of the system
This list shows all planetary and stellar components in the system. It gives a quick overview of the hierarchical architecture.
- HR 8799, stellar object
- HR 8799 b, planet, semi-major axis: 68.0±1.9 AU
- HR 8799 c, planet, semi-major axis: 42.8±1.2 AU
- HR 8799 d, planet, semi-major axis: 27.0±0.7 AU
- HR 8799 e, planet, semi-major axis: 17.0±0.5 AU
- HR 8799 b, planet, semi-major axis: 68.0±1.9 AU
Planets in the system
This table lists all planets in the system HR 8799.
|HR 8799 b||HR 8799 c||HR 8799 d||HR 8799 e|
|Alternative planet names||HD 218396 b, Gaia DR2 2832463659640297472 b, TYC 1718-2350-1 b, HIP 114189 b||HD 218396 c, Gaia DR2 2832463659640297472 c, TYC 1718-2350-1 c, HIP 114189 c||HD 218396 d, Gaia DR2 2832463659640297472 d, TYC 1718-2350-1 d, HIP 114189 d||HD 218396 e, Gaia DR2 2832463659640297472 e, TYC 1718-2350-1 e, HIP 114189 e|
|Description||HR 8799 is a young Lambda Boötis star in the constellation of Pegasus. It hosts a debris disk and at least 4 planets. The outer two planets have peculiar spectral energy distributions that match a blend of L and T-type spectra.||HR 8799 is a young Lambda Boötis star in the constellation of Pegasus. It hosts a debris disk and at least 4 planets. The outer two planets have peculiar spectral energy distributions that match a blend of L and T-type spectra.||HR 8799 is a young Lambda Boötis star in the constellation of Pegasus. It hosts a debris disk and at least 4 planets. The inner two planets have spectral energy distributions that best match dusty L7 dwarfs.||HR 8799 is a young Lambda Boötis star in the constellation of Pegasus. It hosts a debris disk and at least 4 planets. The inner two planets have spectral energy distributions that best match dusty L7 dwarfs.|
|Orbital period [days]||( 1.67±0.09 )·105||83255±4511||41628±2257||20816±1129|
|Semi-major axis [AU]||68.0±1.9||42.8±1.2||27.0±0.7||17.0±0.5|
|Equilibrium temperature [K]||1100||1200||1200||1200|
|Last updated [yy/mm/dd]||15/11/26|
Stars in the system
This table lists all stars in the system HR 8799.
|Alternative star names||V342 Peg, V342 Pegasi, HD 218396, HIP 114189, TYC 1718-2350-1, SAO 91022, BD+20 5278, 2MASS J23072869+2108033, Gaia DR2 2832463659640297472|
|Spectral type||kA5hF0mA5 V|
The following plot shows the approximate sizes of the planets in this system The Solar System planets are shown as a comparison. Note that unless the radius has been determined through a transit observation, this is only an approximation (see Lissauer et al. 2011b).
The following plot shows the approximate location of the planets in this system with respect to the habitable zone (green) and the size of the star (red). This is only an estimate, using the star's spectral type and mass. Note that if no green band is shown in the plot, then the planet's orbit is far outside the habitable zone. The equations of Selsis, Kasting et al are used to draw the inner and outer boundaries.
Scientific references and contributors
Links to scientific papers and other data sources
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Open Exoplanet Catalogue contributors
|Contributor||Number of commits|
|Kenneth J Cott||kennethjcott(at)gmail.com||1|
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