HD 37124 b is an extrasolar planet approximately 103 light-years away in the constellation of Taurus (the Bull). The planet was discovered in 1999 orbiting the star HD 37124. Based on its mass, it is most likely that this planet is a Jovian planet (like Jupiter).[2]

HD 37124 b
Discovered byCalifornia and
Carnegie Planet Search
Discovery siteW. M. Keck Observatory
Discovery dateNovember 1, 1999
Doppler spectroscopy
Orbital characteristics
0.53 AU (79,000,000 km)
154.46 ± 0.369 d
StarHD 37124

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  1. ^ "Astronomers discover six new planets orbiting nearby stars" (Press release). Kamuela, Hawaii: W. M. Keck Observatory. November 1, 1999. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  2. ^ a b Vogt, Steven S.; Marcy, Geoffrey W.; Butler, R. Paul; Apps, Kevin (20 June 2000). "Six New Planets from the Keck Precision Velocity Survey". The Astrophysical Journal. 536 (2): 902–914. arXiv:astro-ph/9911506. Bibcode:2000ApJ...536..902V. doi:10.1086/308981. S2CID 119375519.

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