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HD 11964

The planetary system HD 11964 hosts at least 2 planets. Note that the system is a multiple star system. It hosts at least 2 stellar components.

  System parameters
Primary system name HD 11964
Alternative system names N/A
Right ascension 01 57 09.60763
Declination -10 14 32.7336
Distance [parsec] 32.9±0.7
Distance [lightyears] 107±2
Number of stars in system 2
Number of planets in system 2

ArchitectureArchitecture of the system

This list shows all planetary and stellar components in the system. It gives a quick overview of the hierarchical architecture.

  •  Stellar binary
    •  HD 11964 A, stellar object
      •  HD 11964 A b, planet, semi-major axis: 3.14 AU
        •  HD 11964 A c, planet, semi-major axis: 0.229±0.013 AU
        •  HD 11964 B, stellar object

        PlanetsPlanets in the system

        This table lists all planets in the system HD 11964.

          HD 11964 A b HD 11964 A c
        Alternative planet names Gliese 81.1 A b, GJ 81.1 A b, HD 11964 b Gliese 81.1 A c, GJ 81.1 A c, HD 11964 c
        Description The planet hosting star HD 11964 A is a yellow subgiant in the constellation Cetus. It is a member of a wide binary.
        Lists Confirmed planets; Planets in binary systems, S-type
        Mass [Mjup] 0.58±0.03 0.079±0.010
        Mass [Mearth] 185±9 25±3
        Radius [Rjup] N/A N/A
        Radius [Rearth] N/A N/A
        Orbital period [days] 1956+26−25 37.91±0.04
        Semi-major axis [AU] 3.14 0.229±0.013
        Eccentricity 0.07+0.05−0.04 0.30±0.17
        Equilibrium temperature [K] N/A N/A
        Discovery method RV
        Discovery year 2005
        Last updated [yy/mm/dd] 17/12/10

        starStars in the system

        This table lists all stars in the system HD 11964.

          HD 11964 A HD 11964 B
        Alternative star names Gliese 81.1 A, GJ 81.1 A, HIP 904, TYC 5278-2314-1, GJ 9063 A, BD-10 403 A, WDS J01572-1015 A Gliese 81.1 B, GJ 81.1 B, BD-10 403 B, GJ 9063 B, 2MASS J01571110-1014528, WDS J01572-1015 B
        Mass [MSun] 1.080+0.028−0.012 0.670
        Radius [RSun] 2.18 N/A
        Age [Gyr] 13.10 N/A
        Metallicity [Fe/H] 0.1700 N/A
        Temperature [K] N/A N/A
        Spectral type G5 M0.0Ve
        Visual magnitude 6.42 11.11±0.03

        Planet sizes

        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).

        PlutoMercuryMarsVenusEarthNeptuneUranusSaturnJupiterHD 11964 A bHD 11964 A c

        Habitable zone

        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.

        Habitable zoneHD 11964 A bHD 11964 A c

        referencesScientific references and contributors

        Links to scientific papers and other data sources


        This table lists all links which are relevant to this particular system. Note that this is just a summary. More references to the scientific publications and comments can be found in the commit messages. To see these, head over the github or click here to directly go to the git blame output of this system. In the left column of the output you can see the commit message corresponding to each parameter. It also lists the date of the last commit and the person making the changes. Within the commit message, you will find a link to the scientific publication where the data is taken from. Note that this is a new feature and not all system parameters might have a reference associated with it yet. Please help making this catalogue better and contribute data or references!

        Open Exoplanet Catalogue contributors

        Contributor E-mail Number of commits
        Andrew Tribick ajtribick(at) 3
        Hanno Rein hanno(at) 6
        Jaroslav Merc jaroslav.merc(at) 1
        Marc-Antoine Martinod marc-antoine.martinod(at) 1

        This table lists all people who have contributed to the Open Exoplanet Catalogue. Please consider contributing! Click here to find out how. You can also view all commits contributing to this file on github.

        xmlData download

        You can download the xml file corresponding to this planetary system, which is part of the Open Exoplanet Catalogue. All information on this page has been directly generated from this XML file. You can also download the entire catalogue over at github. If you prefer to download the dataset as an ASCII tables, you might find the oec_tables repository useful.


        If you spot an error or if you can contribute additional data to this entry, please send an e-mail to Please include the corrected xml file and a reference to where the new data is coming from, ideally a scientific paper. If you are fluent with git and github, you can also create a pull request or open an issue on the Open Exoplanet Catalogue repository. Please include the reference to the relevant scientific paper in your commit message.