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HD 101930 b

HD 101930 b is an extrasolar planet orbiting the star HD 101930. It has a minimum mass a third of Jupiters, nearly the same as Saturns so it is thought to be a gas giant. It orbits the star closer than Mercury, and the orbit is slightly eccentric.

                                               

HD 102117 b

HD 102117 b is a planet that orbits the star HD 102117. The planet is a small gas giant a fifth the size of Jupiter. It orbits very close to its star, but not in a "torch orbit" like the famous 51 Pegasi b. It is one of the smallest extrasolar pl ...

                                               

HD 102776

HD 102776, also known by its Bayer designation j Centauri, is a star in the constellation Centaurus. j Centauri is a blue-white B-type main sequence dwarf. It is approximately 600 light years from Earth. It is classified as a suspected Gamma Cass ...

                                               

HD 103197 b

HD 103197 b is an extrasolar planet which orbits the K-type main sequence star HD 103197, located approximately 170 light years away.

                                               

HD 107914

HD 107914 is a binary star in the constellation Centaurus, with an estimated distance of 255.5 light-years from the Solar System. The primary has a stellar classification of A7-8 III, making it a giant star. Measurement of the proper motion of th ...

                                               

HD 108063

HD 108063 is a star that lies approximately 176 light-years away in the constellation of Centaurus. The star is not particularly noteworthy with exception to its enormously high heavy element content.

                                               

HD 108541

HD 108541, also known by its Bayer designation u Centauri is a star located in the constellation Centaurus, It is also known as HR 4748. The apparent magnitude of the star is about 5.4, meaning it is only visible to the naked eye under excellent ...

                                               

HD 109749 b

HD 109749 b is an extrasolar planet that orbits extremely close to the star HD 109749, taking only 5.24 days to orbit at the distance of 0.063 AU. This planet was discovered on August 22, 2005 - the same day as the discovery of Gliese 581 b.

                                               

HD 110073

HD 110073 is a star in the southern constellation Centaurus, near the southern constellation border with Crux. It has the Bayer designation l Centauri, while HD 110073 is the stars identifier from the Henry Draper catalogue. This system is faintl ...

                                               

HD 110458

HD 110458 is a star in the constellation Centaurus. It is an orange K-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +4.66 and is approximately 191 light years from Earth.

                                               

HD 111597

HD 111597 is a suspected astrometric binary star system in the southern constellation of Centaurus. It has the Bayer designation p Centauri, while HD 111597 is the stars identifier from the Henry Draper catalogue. The system is visible to the nak ...

                                               

HD 111915

HD 111915, also known by the Bayer designation e Centauri, is a star in the constellation Centaurus. e Centauri is an orange K-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +4.33. It is approximately 294 light years from Earth.

                                               

HD 111968

HD 111968, also known by the Bayer designation n Centauri, is a star in the constellation Centaurus. n Centauri is a white A-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +4.25. It is approximately 149 light years from Earth.

                                               

HD 113538

HD 113538 is a K-type main-sequence star of a late spectral type that lies approximately 51 light-years away in the constellation of Centaurus. The star was announced to have a planetary system in 2010.

                                               

HD 113703

HD 113703, also known as f Centauri, is a star in the constellation Centaurus. It is approximately 390 light years from Earth. f Centauri is a blue-white B-type main sequence dwarf with an apparent magnitude of +4.71.

                                               

HD 113766

HD 113766 is a binary star system located 424 light years from Earth in the direction of the constellation Centaurus. The star system is approximately 10 million years old and both stars are slightly more massive than our sun. The two are separat ...

                                               

HD 114386

HD 114386 is a 9th magnitude star located approximately 91 light years away in the constellation of Centaurus. It is an orange dwarf, and rather dim compared to our Sun. To see it, one needs a telescope or good binoculars. In 2004, the Geneva Ext ...

                                               

HD 114386 b

HD 114386 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star HD 114386. The planet orbits the star in a rather eccentric orbit. Mean distance from the star is 1.62 AU, somewhat more than distance between Mars and the Sun. At periastron, the planet comes almost ...

                                               

HD 114613

HD 114613 is a fifth magnitude yellow subgiant that lies approximately 67 light-years away in the constellation of Centaurus. The star is host to a long-period giant planet, and may possibly be orbited by more.

                                               

HD 114729 b

HD 114729 b is an extrasolar planet approximately 114 light years away in the constellation of Centaurus. This planet is probably slightly less massive than Jupiter. It is an "eccentric Jupiter" meaning that it does not orbit very near the star l ...

                                               

HD 114837

HD 114837 is a suspected binary star system in the southern constellation of Centaurus. The brighter star is faintly visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of 4.90. It has a magnitude 10.2 candidate common proper motion compan ...

                                               

HD 115310

HD 115310, also known by its Bayer designation r Centauri, is a star in the southern constellation Centaurus. It is an orange-hued star that is visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude that ranges around +5.12. Based upon parall ...

                                               

HD 115600

HD 115600 is a star in the constellation Centaurus and a member of the Scorpius–Centaurus Association, the nearest OB association to the Sun and the host star of a bright Kuiper belt-like debris ring. The star has a spectral type of F2/F3V and is ...

                                               

HD 116243

HD 116243 is a single star in the southern constellation of Centaurus. It has the Bayer designation m Centauri, while HD 116243 is the identifier from the Henry Draper catalogue. This star has a yellow hue and is faintly visible to the naked eye ...

                                               

HD 117207 b

HD 117207 b is an extrasolar planet orbiting at 3.79 astronomical units taking about 2597 days to complete its orbit around HD 117207. Its orbit is moderate in eccentricity. This planet was announced in January 2005 by Marcy in Keck Observatory. ...

                                               

HD 117440

HD 117440, also known by its Bayer designation d Centauri, is a binary star in the constellation Centaurus. It is approximately 900 light years from Earth. Both components are yellow G-type giant stars. The primary, d Centauri A, has an apparent ...

                                               

HD 117618 b

HD 117618 b, named Noifasui by the IAU, is an exoplanet discovered orbiting the star HD 117618 in September 2004. The planet is a small gas giant less than a fifth the mass of Jupiter. It orbits close to its star in a very eccentric orbit.

                                               

HD 119921

HD 119921 is a single, white-hued star in the southern constellation of Centaurus. it has the Bayer designation z Centauri. This is faintly visible to the naked eye, having an apparent visual magnitude of 5.15. It forms a wide double star with a ...

                                               

HD 120987

HD 120987 is a star system located in the constellation Centaurus. HD 120987 is a quintuple star system located 50 pc from the Sun. The system has an apparent magnitude of 5.565. Based on the systems parallax, it is located some 172 light-years a ...

                                               

HD 121228

HD 121228 is a blue supergiant star located in the constellation Centaurus. The star is noted for its close visual proximity to the planetary nebula SuWt 2.

                                               

HD 121504 b

HD 121504 b is an exoplanet that is likely to be slightly less massive than Jupiter. Although the radial velocity method that was used to detect the planet can only measure the minimum mass of the planet, it is very unlikely that its true mass wo ...

                                               

HD 125072

HD 125072 is K3-IV class star in the constellation Centaurus. The components of the space velocity for this star are U=−18.5, V=−6.9 and W=−26.9 km/s. Based on the composition and kinematics of this star, it has an estimated age of about 10 billi ...

                                               

HD 125288

HD 125288 is a single star in the southern constellation of Centaurus. It has the Bayer designation v Centauri ; while HD 125288 is the stars identifier in the Henry Draper catalogue. The object has a blue-white hue and is faintly visible to the ...

                                               

HD 125823

HD 125823, also known as V761 Centauri or a Centauri, is a star in the constellation Centaurus. It is a blue-white B-type giant with a mean apparent magnitude of +4.41. It is approximately 460 light years from Earth. It is classified as an SX Ari ...

                                               

HD 129116

HD 129116 is a single star in the southern constellation of Centaurus. It is also known by its Bayer designation of b Centauri, while HD 129116 is the stars identifier in the Henry Draper catalogue. This object has a blue-white hue and is faintly ...

                                               

HD 129456

HD 129456, also known by its Bayer designation c 1 Centauri, is a star in the constellation Centaurus. c¹ Centauri is an orange K-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +4.06. It is approximately 209 light years from Earth.

                                               

HD 129685

HD 129685 is a single star in the southern constellation of Centaurus. It is also known by its Bayer designation c 2 Centauri, while HD 129685 is the stars identifier in the Henry Draper catalogue. This object has a white hue and is faintly visib ...

                                               

HD 131399

HD 131399 is a star system in the constellation of Centaurus. Based on the systems electromagnetic spectrum, it is located around 351 light-years away. The total apparent magnitude is 7.07, but because of interstellar dust between it and the Eart ...

                                               

HR 4796

HR 4796 is a binary star system in the southern constellation of Centaurus. Parallax measurements put it at a distance of 235 light-years from the Earth. The two components of this system have an angular separation of 7.7 arcseconds, which, at th ...

                                               

HR 5171

HR 5171, also known as V766 Centauri, is a triple star system in the constellation Centaurus, around 12.000 light years from Earth. It is either a red supergiant or recent post-red supergiant yellow hypergiant, and one of the largest known stars. ...

                                               

Iota Centauri

Iota Centauri, Latinized from ι Centauri, is a star in the southern constellation of Centaurus. Based upon parallax measurements, it lies at a distance of approximately 58.6 light-years from Earth. Iota Centauri has an apparent visual magnitude o ...

                                               

J Centauri

J Centauri is a star in the constellation Centaurus. It is approximately 350 light years from Earth. J Centauri is a spectral class B3V main sequence star with a mean apparent magnitude of 4.5 and a luminosity 500 times that of the Sun. The tempe ...

                                               

K Centauri

K Centauri is a possible binary star in the southern constellation of Centaurus. It has a white hue and is bright enough to be visible to the naked eye, having an apparent visual magnitude of +5.04. K Centauri is located at a distance of approxim ...

                                               

Kappa Centauri

Kappa Centauri is a binary star in the southern constellation of Centaurus. With an apparent visual magnitude of +3.14, it can be viewed with the naked eye on a dark night. Parallax measurements place it at an estimated distance of 380 light-year ...

                                               

Lambda Centauri

Lambda Centauri is a star in the southern circumpolar constellation of Centaurus. It has an apparent visual magnitude of +3.13, which is bright enough to be seen with the naked eye from the Southern Hemisphere and places it among the brighter mem ...

                                               

M Centauri

M Centauri is a binary star in the constellation Centaurus. It is approximately 260 light years from Earth. M Centauri is a yellow G-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +4.64. It is a spectroscopic binary with an orbital period of 437 days.

                                               

Mu Centauri

Mu Centauri, Latinized from μ Centauri, is a third-magnitude star in the southern constellation of Centaurus. With the stars ν and φ Centauri, it marks what has been traditionally portrayed as dextro Latere of the Centaur. The apparent visual mag ...

                                               

N Centauri

N Centauri is a binary star in the southern constellation of Centaurus. It is dimly visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of 5.26. The distance to this system is approximately 311 light years based on parallax, and it has an ...

                                               

NGC 3783

NGC 3783 is a barred spiral galaxy located about 135 million light years away in the constellation Centaurus. It is inclined by an angle of 23° to the line of sight from the Earth along a position angle of about 163°. The morphological classifica ...

                                               

NGC 3918

NGC 3918 is a bright planetary nebula in the constellation Centaurus, nicknamed the "Blue Planetary" or "The Southerner". It is the brightest of the far southern planetary nebulae. This nebula was discovered by Sir John Herschel in March 1834, an ...