94 Ceti b or 94 Ceti Ab to distinguish it from the distant red dwarf companion, is an extrasolar planet orbiting its star once every 1.2 years. It was discovered on August 7, 2000 by a team led by Michel Mayor.[2]

94 Ceti b
Simulated view of the 94 Ceti binary system
Discovery
Discovered byMayor et al.
Discovery dateAugust 7, 2000
Doppler Spectroscopy
Orbital characteristics
1.427 AU (213,500,000 km)[1]
Eccentricity0.30±0.04
535.7±3.1 d
Inclination65 or 115 ±3[1]
2,450,944±12
41±8
Semi-amplitude36.2±1.9
Star94 Ceti
Physical characteristics
Mass1.855±0.045[1] MJ

It is most stable if its inclination is about 65 or 115, yielding a mass of about 1.85 that of Jupiter.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d Plávalová, Eva; Solovaya, Nina A. (2013). "Analysis of the motion of an extrasolar planet in a binary system". The Astronomical Journal. 146 (5): 108. arXiv:1212.3843. Bibcode:2013AJ....146..108P. doi:10.1088/0004-6256/146/5/108. S2CID 118629538.
  2. ^ Mayor, M.; et al. (2004). "The CORALIE survey for southern extra-solar planets XII. Orbital solutions for 16 extra-solar planets discovered with CORALIE". Astronomy and Astrophysics. 415 (1): 391–402. arXiv:astro-ph/0310316. Bibcode:2004A&A...415..391M. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20034250. S2CID 5233877.

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