Radial Velocities from the N2K Project: Six New Cold Gas Giant Planets Orbiting HD 55696, HD 98736, HD 148164, HD 203473, and HD 211810

@article{Ment2018RadialVF,
title={Radial Velocities from the N2K Project: Six New Cold Gas Giant Planets Orbiting HD 55696, HD 98736, HD 148164, HD 203473, and HD 211810},
author={Kristo Ment and Debra A. Fischer and G'asp'ar 'A. Bakos and Andrew W. Howard and Howard T. Isaacson},
journal={The Astronomical Journal},
year={2018}
}
• Published 4 September 2018
• Physics, Geology
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The N2K planet search program was designed to exploit the planet-metallicity correlation by searching for gas giant planets orbiting metal-rich stars. Here, we present the radial velocity measurements for 378 N2K target stars that were observed with the HIRES spectrograph at Keck Observatory between 2004 and 2017. With this data set, we announce the discovery of six new gas giant exoplanets: a double-planet system orbiting HD 148164 ($M \sin i$ of 1.23 and 5.16 M$_{\rm JUP}$) and single planet…
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