HD 68988 b is a hot jupiter located approximately 192 light-years away in the constellation of Ursa Major, orbiting the star HD 68988 in a moderately eccentric orbit.[1][2]

HD 68988 b / Albmi
Discovery
Discovered byVogt et al.
Discovery siteKeck Observatory
Discovery date15 October 2001
Radial velocity
Orbital characteristics
Apastron0.0809 AU (12,100,000 km)
Periastron0.0599 AU (8,960,000 km)
0.0704 AU (10,530,000 km)
Eccentricity0.1497 ± 0.0079
6.27670 ± 0.000053 d
0.0171844 y
122
2451549.062 ± 0.040
40 ± 170
Semi-amplitude191.6 ± 1.7
StarHD 68988

The planet HD 68988 b is called Albmi. The name was selected in the NameExoWorlds campaign by Norway, during the 100th anniversary of the IAU. Albmi means sky in the Northern Sami language.[3][4]

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References

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  1. ^ Butler, R. P.; et al. (2006). "Catalog of Nearby Exoplanets". The Astrophysical Journal. 646 (1): 505–522. arXiv:astro-ph/0607493. Bibcode:2006ApJ...646..505B. doi:10.1086/504701. hdl:2299/1103. S2CID 119067572.
  2. ^ Vogt, Steven S.; et al. (2002). "Ten Low-Mass Companions from the Keck Precision Velocity Survey". The Astrophysical Journal. 568 (1): 352–362. arXiv:astro-ph/0110378. Bibcode:2002ApJ...568..352V. doi:10.1086/338768. S2CID 2272917.
  3. ^ "Approved names". NameExoworlds. Archived from the original on 2019-12-19. Retrieved 2020-01-02.
  4. ^ "International Astronomical Union | IAU". www.iau.org. Retrieved 2020-01-02.
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