Radial velocity curve of Gliese 581 (HARPS/3.6m)

Radial velocities of the red dwarf Gl 581 as a function of the orbital phase. The amplitude of the detected variation is 13.2 m/s and the curve is consistent with a circular orbit. The orbital period is 5.366 days.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0539a
Type:Chart
Release date:30 November 2005
Related releases:eso0539
Size:2302 x 1414 px

About the Object

Name:Gliese 581
Type:Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System
Distance:20 light years
Category:Exoplanets

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